Tenor Patrick Cook (St. Chavez and St. Stephen, Four Saints in Three Acts) is at home in a wide variety of repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary. In 2007, Cook was a studio artist with the Wolf Trap Opera Company, where he will return in 2008. Performances there included ensemble roles in Volpone, Carmen, and Die Zauberflöte, as well as Patacha in L’Etoile. Other recent operatic performances include John Adams in The Mother of Us All and Zweiter Priester in Die Zauberflöte with the Juilliard Opera Workshop. An avid performer of new music, Cook made his professional operatic debut in 2006 as Father Tree in Michael Webster’s opera Hell in a premiere production at PS 122 in New York City. Cook appears regularly as a recitalist, chamber musician, and concert soloist. A native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts, he holds a bachelor of music degree from The Juilliard School.
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