Sasha Cooke

Sasha Cooke

(Houston, Texas) 

2023–24 Season: Laurene Powell Jobs, Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Title role of Mark Adamo’s The Gospel of Mary Magdalene; Anna in Les Troyens; Magdalene in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; title role of Orlando; Hansel in Hansel and Gretel 

Recent and Upcoming: Thirza in Dame Ethel Smyth's The Wreckers (Houston Grand Opera); Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro (Metropolitan Opera); Eduige in Rodelinda (Metropolitan Opera); Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde (Houston Symphony); Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius (Wiener Konzerthaus); Michael Tilson's Thomas' Meditations on Rilke (New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic); Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 (New Zealand Symphony); Mozart Reqiuem (Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nashville Symphony); Mendelssohn's Elijah (Utah Symphony, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra); Vivaldi concert (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); Handel's Messiah (Philadelphia Orchestra); Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd (Kansas City Symphony); Mahler's Symphony No. 8 (Minnesota Symphony); Mahler's Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen (Minnesota Symphony, New World Symphony); Nadia Boulanger's Faust et Hélène (Houston Symphony); Mahler's Symphony No. 2 (Houston, Oregon Symphony); Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 (Houston, Detroit Symphony); Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict (Festival de la Côte Saint-André); Jake Heggie's The Work at Hand and Elgar's Sea Pictures (St. Louis Symphony Orchestra)

Co-Director of Lehrer Vocal Institute at Music Academy of the West

Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording (John Adams’ Doctor Atomic, 2011; Mason Bates and Mark Campbell’s The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, 2018)


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