American tenor Richard Cox has appeared in many prestigious opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Glimmerglass Festival, The Wexford Festival Opera, Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, and Oper Frankfurt.
His operatic repertoire includes the title roles of Peter Grimes, Samson et Dalila, Lohengrin, and Oedipus Rex; Captain Ahab in Moby-Dick, Loge in Das Rheingold, Siegmund in Die Walküre, Laca in Jenůfa, Sergei in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Don José in Carmen, and Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos.
An accomplished concert singer and recitalist, Mr. Cox has appeared as the tenor soloist in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra); Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa, Seattle Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra); with the Collegiate Chorale and Orchestra of St. Luke's at Carnegie Hall; American Symphony Orchestra; and made his New York recital debut on the Marilyn Horne Foundation’s On Wings of Song recital series.
Mr. Cox serves on the voice faculty of the Bard College Conservatory of Music Graduate Vocal Arts Program (VAP). He holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University, Florida State University, and The Juilliard School and is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), Opera America, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
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