Hailed by Opera News for his “comedic high jinks” and “first-rate singing,” Philip Cokorinos (he/him) has appeared in more than 400 performances of 40 operas at the Met since he won the MONC auditions, including the world premiere of The Ghosts of Versailles, Met premieres of Sly, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Gambler, and Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, and their productions of the standard repertoire, including Tosca, La bohème, La fanciulla del West, La Traviata, Adriana Lecouvreur, La rondine, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Macbeth, Manon, Don Carlo, Tosca, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Gianni Schicchi, Manon Lescaut, and Le nozze di Figaro. His tenure there continued last season with Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, La bohème, and Tosca. Cokorinos also performed the Sacristan in Tosca at Los Angeles Opera, Benoit/Alcindoro in La bohème at the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy, and Simone in San Diego Opera’s Gianni Schicchi. This season, he joins Anchorage Opera as Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore, The Atlanta Opera as Benoit/Alcindoro in La bohème, and New York City Opera as Frère Laurent in Roméo et Juliette. Previously with City Opera, Mr. Cokorinos performed the roles of Archibaldo in L’amore dei tre re, the Priest in La campana sommersa, and made his role début as Riolobo in Florencia en el Amazonas.