"In the final confrontation scene [of Bizet's Carmen], Cook offered his finest acting and singing" - The Baltimore Sun

 
 

Roles Performed/Prepared

Argento - Miss Havisham's Fire - Bentley Drummle

Argento - Postcard from Morocco - Man with Old Luggage 

Beethoven - Fidelio - Florestan

Bernstein - Candide - Vanderdendur / Governor

Bizet - Carmen - Don José

Britten - The Turn of the Screw - Peter Quint

Chabrier - L'Etoile - Ouf

Gounod - Roméo et Juliette - Tybalt

Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Pedrillo

Mozart - Die Zauberflöte - Tamino / Monostatos / Erster geharnischter Mann 

Mozart - Don Giovanni - Don Ottavio

Mozart - Idomeneo - Idomeneo

Mozart - La clemenza di Tito - Tito

Musto - The Inspector - Padre Ruffiano

Musto - Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt - Dr. Osborn

Puccini - Il tabarro - Luigi

Strauss - Ariadne auf Naxos - Bacchus

Strauss - Die Fledermaus - Eisenstein

Thompson - Four Saints in Three Acts - Saint Chavez / Saint Stephen

Thompson - The Mother of Us All - John Adams

Verdi - Aida - Messenger

Verdi - Un giorno di Regno - Edoardo

Wagner - Das Rheingold - Froh

Wagner - Der fliegende Höllander - Steuermann 

Suggested Roles

Britten - Billy Budd - Vere*

Britten - Peter Grimes - Peter Grimes

Britten - The Rape of Lucretia - Male Chorus*

Dvorak - Rusalka - Princ

Floyd - Of Mice and Men - Lennie*

Floyd - Susannah - Sam*

Janacek - Jenufa - Laca*

Janacek - Vec Makropulos - Gregor*

Offenbach - Les contes d'Hoffmann - Hoffmann

Schumann - Genoveva - Golo*

Strauss - Salome - Narraboth

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Lensky*

Verdi - Macbeth - Macduff*

Wagner - Der fliegende Höllander - Erik

Wagner - Lohengrin - Lohengrin

* partial roles (scenes/excerpts available)

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING ROLE DEBUTS

Sadko (Sadko

Tito (La clemenza di Tito)

RECENT PERFORMANCES

Dr. Osborn (Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt

Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus

Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos)