ARYEH NUSSBAUM COHEN
American countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen was named a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the 2016–17 season; he also received a Sara Tucker grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, an award from the George London Foundation, and first prize in the Houston Grand Opera competition.
Nussbaum Cohen became the first countertenor in the history of the Houston Grand Opera Studio when he joined the company for the 2017–18 season. He is a member of the San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship Program for 2018 and 2019. Nussbaum Cohen’s repertoire spans from Gluck’s Demofoonte and Handel’s Ariodante to
Jonathan Dove’s Tobias and the Angel and Philip Glass’s The Juniper Tree.
He has performed at Cincinnati Opera, Houston Grand Opera, the Theater an der Wien, and Wolf Trap Opera. Other concert credits include performances with Ars Lyrica Houston, American Bach Soloists, Il Complesso Barocco, and the Leipzig Barockorchester. Nussbaum Cohen sang the premiere performances of Kenneth Fuchs’s Poems of Life with JoAnn Falletta and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
For more information, visit www.aryehnussbaumcohen.com.
Role: Classical Artist