Grammy Award–winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has performed at The Metropolitan Opera, Opéra national de Bordeaux, San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Houston Grand Opera, Israeli Opera, and others. Previous orchestral engagements have included the New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Netherlands Radio philharmonic orchestras; The Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras; Boston, Chicago, London, National, San Francisco, Tokyo, Melbourne, New Zealand, and New World symphony orchestras; and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, and Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain. She has collaborated with leading conductors such as Jaap van Zweden, James Conlon, Andrew Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Mark Elder, Alan Gilbert, Bernard Haitink, James Levine, Riccardo Muti, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Leonard Slatkin, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Edo de Waart. She has performed in the World Premieres of operas by Mark Adamo, Mason Bates, William Bolcom, Laura Kaminsky, Nico Muhly, John Musto, Joby Talbot, and others. Ms. Cooke can be heard on recordings released by labels including BIS, Hyperion, Pentatone, Naxos, Bridge, Yarlung, GPR Records, and Sono Luminus. She is a graduate of Rice University, The Juilliard School, and The Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.