Dr. Ellen R. Gritz and Milton D. Rosenau Jr. Fellow
Nirenus in Julius Caesar and Second Maidservant in Elektra. First prize in the 2017 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2017–18).
About the Artist:
Incoming HGO Studio artist Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen was a Grand Finals winner in the 2017 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, recipient of a 2017 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, and winner of the 2017 Irvin Scherzer Award from the George London Foundation. In summer 2016, he participated in the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera, and in summer 2017, he joined Wolf Trap Opera for Philip Glass and Robert Moran’s The Juniper Tree. He made his European debut at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, singing the leading role of Timante in the modern premiere of Gluck’s Demofonte. His opera roles also include Nerone and Ottone in Monteverdi's L’incoronazione di Poppea, Raphael (The Angel) in Jonathan Dove’s Tobias and the Angel, and Cefalo in Cavalli’s Gli amori d’Apollo e di Dafne. Nussbaum Cohen earned a bachelor of arts degree in history (2015) from Princeton University.