Vocal Arts DC

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano, and Julius Drake, piano, in Recital

Terrace Theater

Magnificent mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke can seemingly do everything—from Baroque to "ink barely dry" world premieres written specifically for her voice and artistry, she has won the devotion of concert and opera audiences, blue chip conductors, and collaborative accompanists on both sides of the Atlantic

Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 7:30p.m.

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Sasha Cooke


Vocal Arts DC presents
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
With Julius Drake, piano

Renowned as much for her luminous instrument as for her all-encompassing stylistic versatility and musicianship, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has become a favorite of opera and concert audiences worldwide. Recent career highlights for this Grammy Award®-winning artist have included the title role in Handel's Orlando with San Francisco Opera, an acclaimed solo recital with Carnegie's Zankel Hall in New York, and appearances with the Chicago Symphony. With esteemed pianist Julius Drake she will offer a recital including Beethoven's "An die ferne Geliebte" and Schumann's song cycle "frauenliebe und-leben."

"A song recital by the luminous Sasha Cooke is always an event." (Opera News)

Performance Timing: Part One - 41 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 43 min.

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