"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

Puts - Silent Night - Kronprinz

Rimsky-Korsakov - Sadko - Sadko

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

* roles in preparation (excerpts available)

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING ROLE DEBUTS

Sadko (Sadko

Tito (La clemenza di Tito)

Kronprinz (Silent Night)

RECENT PERFORMANCES

Dr. Osborn (Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt

Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos)