Vocalist - Mezzo-Soprano
About

American mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook has excelled in a wide range of roles with leading companies throughout the United States. Opera Today wrote that “to say that Ms. Cook was a revelation is an understatement, since she stamped the part as her own, and experienced a triumph for her sensational performance.... Ms. Cook is possessed of a round mezzo tone of great beauty, admirable control and potent power in all ranges and at any volume."

Posted: Jul-24-2017
Latest News

Mezzo soprano Catherine Cook will be one of four singers, alongside Frederica von Stade, Laura Krumm and Renée Rapier, to perform in a concert in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd. The event “What a Wonderful World: an Earth Day Celebration,” has been programmed by composer Jake Heggie, in conjunction with the Noe Valley Chamber Music Series. 

Posted: Apr-18-2018
Latest Acclaim

"His Innkeeper was SFS and San Francisco Opera veteran mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook. She can't help upstaging everyone with her perfect timing and personality."

— Bay Area Reporter
Posted: Jun-22-2018
Latest Recording

Tom Cipullo’s contemporary opera After Life explores the role of art in a troubled world and poses weighty questions about the artist’s duty in confronting inhumanity. David Mason’s libretto imagines an encounter between the ghosts of Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein, who reveal both their brilliance and their human flaws. Lori Laitman’s song cycle In Sleep The World Is Yours sets three beautiful poems by Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, who was to perish in a Nazi labor camp in Ukraine at the age of 18.

 

Posted: Feb-5-2016