Sasha Cooke

Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has been called a “luminous standout” (New York Times) and “equal parts poise, radiance and elegant directness” (Opera News).  In the 2017-18 season, Ms. Cooke will perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with the San Francisco Symphony and Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the London Symphony Orchestra, both conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg conducted by Matthias Pintscher and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Osmo Vänskä.

Ms. Cooke has worked with symphony orchestras around the world including Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Leipzig, Los Angeles, Lyon, Melbourne, New York, New Zealand, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Tokyo as well as the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and Orpheus, St. Paul and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras. She's performed at numerous festivals, including the Aspen, Caramoor, Chautauqua, Luzerne, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Mostly Mozart, Music@Menlo, New York Festival of Song, Spoleto and the Chamber Music Festivals of Portland, Santa Fe and Seattle. On the opera stage, she's appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Opéra National de Bordeaux and Chicago Opera Theater.