Previously with HGO, two-time Grammy-winning artist Sasha Cooke performed as Thirza in the company’s new production of The Wreckers (2022), in Verdi’s Requiem (2017), and as Magnolia Hawks in Show Boat(2013); she also gave a Live from The Cullen recital with Kirill Kuzmin for HGO Digital in 2021. In fall 2023, she performed the role of Laurene Powell Jobs in The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs with San Francisco Opera. During the 2022-23 season, she performed on concert stages throughout the U.S. and abroad: in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with Houston Symphony; The Dream of Gerontius with Vienna Concert Hall; Meditations on Rilke with the New York Philharmonic; Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Mozart’s Requiem with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Nashville Symphony; and many others. Her 2021-22 season included returns to the Metropolitan Opera for her role debut as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, as well as Eduige in Rodelinda. Cooke has sung at the San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Seattle Opera, Opéra National de Bordeaux, and Gran Teatre del Liceu, among others, and with over 70 symphony orchestras worldwide. In 2022, her album with pianist Kirill Kuzmin, how do I find you, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album. As a dedicated recitalist, Cooke has performed at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, The Wigmore Hall, and the 92nd St Y.
Magnolia Hawks: SHOW BOAT 2012-13
Alto: VERDI’S REQUIEM MASS 2016-17
CULLEN LIVE RECITAL 2020-21 (Digital);
Thirza: THE WRECKERS 2022-23