"Taking the part of Mitrane, the captain of the guard, tenor Patrick Cook sang strongly, the timbre attractive and the technique capable of fulfilling all of Rossini’s requests. He was particularly noteworthy in Act Two, articulating with clear diction and equivalent dramatic clarity." -voix des artses.com
Described by the Washington Post as “imposing and promising”, tenor Patrick Cook is earning praise for his performances across the country in venues including The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. In 2011, Cook performed for President Obama’s Town Hall meeting in College Park, MD. Cook is a 2011 and 2010 DC District Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He can be heard on the American Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots as Bois-Rosé and Premiere Moine. Cook holds advanced degrees from the University of Maryland, Bard Conservatory, and The Juilliard School. Cook sings in the Washington National Opera Chorus and serves on the faculty of Northern Virginia Community College.