American baritone Troy Cook recently performed his first Ford in Hamburgische Staatsoper's Falstaff, following his debut with the company as Marcello in La bohème, and debuted with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte.
Cook begins the 2016/17 season with Des Moines Metro Opera for their 2016 Summer Festival, singing de Bretigny in Manon and Young Galileo in Galileo Galilei, followed by performances with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Peter in Hansel und Gretel, Atlanta Opera to reprise the role of Father Palmer in Silent Night, San Diego Opera as Ford in Falstaff, the title role in Eugene Onegin with Syracuse Opera, and a debut with Washington National Opera as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. He also appears with the Portland Symphony for Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem. Future seasons include performances with Opera Philadelphia and Virginia Opera.
Last season, Cook performed the role of Jupiter in Virginia Opera’s production of Orpheus in the Underworld, followed by debuts with the Dallas Opera as de Bretigny in Manon, Austin Lyric Opera as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and the Macau Festival as Valentin in Faust. On the concert stage, he sang the Messiah with the Pacific Symphony, and Mozart’s Requiem with the Indianapolis Symphony.
Equally in demand on the concert stage, Cook has appeared with the Pacific Symphony, Arizona Musicfest, Portland Symphony Orchestra, the Winston-Salem Symphony, the American Ballet Theater, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Antonio Symphony, and the Marilyn Horne Foundation.