Two-time Grammy award winner Cooke is native to the Brazos Valley. Having performed with over 70 symphony orchestras worldwide, she will perform Hector Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights), Op 7 with her hometown orchestra.
The BVSO will also perform Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture in E major, Op 21, and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 in F minor in this concert that combines Cooke’s warm, honeyed voice with the BVSO’s expert accompaniment.
You can purchase tickets through the MSC Box Office website. Tickets cost $55 for adults, $20 for high school students and younger, and $30 for college students.