Edwin Joseph Cotton

Edwin Joseph Cotton

Lyric Tenor

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«The native New Yorker with his radiant voice came as a stranger and went away as a cheered friend.»
http://t.maz-online.de/Lokales/Brandenburg-Havel/Orchester-begeistert-mit-Kammerkonzert (2017)
«"Brilliant voice"»
http://t.maz-online.de/Lokales/Dahme-Spreewald/Operette-im-Holiday-Inn#comments (2017)
«"Unverwechselbare Stimme"»
"Schleswiger Nachrichten" (2017)
2016Verdi: RigolettoThe Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova)
2016Verdi: RigolettoThe Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova)
2016Verdi: AidaRadamès
2016Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2016Bizet: CarmenDon José
2016Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns (The land of smiles)Prince Sou-Chong
2016Bizet: CarmenDon José
2016Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2016Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2016Strauss, jun.: Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice)Duke
2016Strauss, jun.: Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice)Duke
2016Strauss, jun.: Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice)Duke
2016Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns (The land of smiles)Prince Sou-Chong
2016Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns (The land of smiles)Prince Sou-Chong
2016Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns (The land of smiles)Prince Sou-Chong

Bio

Tenor, Edwin Joseph Cotton Hails from New York City and has traveled the world with the Boy' Choir of Harlem, Morehouse College Glee Club, Atlanta Opera, and the 12 Tenors. He has also performed at prestigous halls and venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Nikolaisaal, Opera Comique in Paris, Theatre Luxemburg and the Granada Summer Music Festival in the Alhambra. He has also been on Televison Programs such as the David Letterman Show, Emerald Lagasse and in Germany on the Stern Stunden Gala. Previous Roles sung: Alfredo (La Traviata), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Tony (Westside Story), Tom Rakewell (The Rakes Progress), Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) Chabel (Die Ersten Menschen),  Monsieur Vogelsang (Der Schauspieldirektor) with the Hamburg Symphoniker, Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) with the Junges Symphony ensemble Berlin and most recently Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) at the Chorin SummerOpera Festival in Brandenburg, Germany.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Rigoletto The Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova) Immediately Kloster Chorin Summer Opera Festival 2016
Verdi: Rigoletto The Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova) Immediately French Cathedral 2016
Verdi: Aida Radamès Immediately French Cathedral 2016
Verdi: La Traviata Alfredo Germont Immediately French Cathedral 2016
Bizet: Carmen Don José Immediately Nikolaisaal Potsdam 2016