American tenor and educator Malcolm Cooper enjoys performing a wide range of repertoire. Malcolm has performed with a variety of professional choirs and ensembles, including the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, The Bridge Ensemble, the Baltimore Concert Opera, The Princeton Singers, The Mastersingers of Wilmington, The Chamber Choir of Europe, and Grammy-winning choir The Crossing. He is an active soloist and chorister in the Philadelphia region, and is currently serving as vice president of the Cherry Hill Men’s Chorus.
Malcolm is incredibly excited to now be serving on the board of the World Choir for Peace, and is looking forward to recording with the group for their upcoming album, Peaceful Choir.
Since beginning his career, Malcolm has been an active recording artist in the United States, Germany, and India. His first solo recording was with the Chamber Choir of Europe, on the album Mantra Meets Classic, as the tenor soloist of Ganesh B. Kumar’s grand opus “Shanmuga Kavacham” (Hänssler Classics, 2015). His next appearance with the Chamber Choir of Europe saw Malcolm return as both singer and assistant conductor under maestro Nicol Matt, for the recording of Light Eternal: The Music of Morten Lauridsen (Deutsche Grammophon, 2018). Past operatic and oratorio roles include Mayor Upfold in Albert Herring (Britten), Alfred in Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss II), and 2nd Israelite in Esther (Handel).