Thomas Cooley

Thomas Cooley

Thomas Cooley (tenor) is quickly establishing an international reputation as a singer of great versatility, expressiveness, and virtuosity. This season’s highlights include Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony, and the Bremen Philharmonic; Britten’s War Requiem with the Grand Philharmonic Choir, Oregon and Indianapolis symphonies; Bob Boles in Britten’s Peter Grimes with the St. Louis Symphony in Carnegie Hall; the title role in Handel’s Judas Maccabeus with the Pacific Symphony; Evangelist in Bach's St. Matthew Passion with Seattle Symphony; the title role in Handel’s Samson with the American Classical Orchestra at Lincoln Center; Crown Prince in Puts’ Silent Night with Cincinnati Opera; Tristan in Frank Martin’s Le vin herbé with Bergen National Opera; and Acis in a new production of Handel’s Acis and Galatea with the Mark Morris Dance Group. Recent seasons also included Bach’s Lutheran Masses with Les Violons du Roy; the Berlioz Requiem at Carnegie Hall; Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Atlanta Symphony; Handel’s Tamerlano "Bajazet" at the International Handel Festival Göttingen; and Mozart's Kronungsmesse, Honneger's Le Roi David, and the Mozart Requiem in Amsterdam.