Feature Guest - Sasha Cooke
The fast-rising American mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has been acclaimed for opera roles, as soloist with orchestra as well as in song recitals. She's a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard school of music, and has performed around the world, including the Metroplitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and the English National Opera. Earlier in 2012 she won a Grammy for Best Opera Recording with John Adams' 'Doctor Atomic', in the role of Kitty Oppenheimer. She's in New Zealand performing as part of the NZSO's 'Firebird' and 'La Mer' shows.