Mezzo-soprano/ contralto Boshana Milkov joined the Niederrhein opera studio in the autumn 2019. Her repertoire at Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach includes the title role of Carmen, but also Mercedes, Maddalena and Giovanna/ Rigoletto, 3. Dame/ Die Zauberflöte, Feodor/ Boris Godunov, Page/ Salome, Küchenjunge and Dritte Waldfee/ Rusalka as well as Diana/ Orpheus in der Unterwelt. As a guest she has appeared as Maddalena/ Rigoletto in Flensburg and in Essen.
In the 2018/ 2019 season Boshana Milkov was a member of the young ensemble at Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, where she sang roles such as Olga/ Eugene Onegin, Flosshilde/ Das Rheingold, 3. Knabe/ Die Zauberflöte and Street Chorus in Bernstein‘s Mass, performed at Tonhalle Düsseldorf with Düsseldorfer Symphonikern conducted by John Neal Axelrod.
Boshana Milkov took her first professional steps with Theater Dortmund as Isabella in the reduction of L’italiana in Algeri and as Sängerin in A. Schreier’s Wunderland. At the Staatstheater Nürnberg she appeared as Ježibaba in the reduction of Rusalka. In 2017 she sang in Bayreuth in the young artists‘ production Liebestod! In student productions in Essen she performed Cherubino/ Le nozze di Figaro and Oberon/ A midsummer night’s dream.
Born into a family of musicians in Essen, Germany, Boshana Milkov started her early musical training with violin and piano and performed as a jazz singer. She obtained her Bachelor and Master of Voice Performance with honours from the Folkwang Universität der Künste in the class of Prof. Rachel Robins. She has participated in masterclasses with Linda Watson, Anja Harteros, Helen Donath, Janet Williams, Kobie van Rensburg and Hans Christoph Begemann. She was prizewinner at the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg 2017 and reached the finals at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin 2020.