Hailed by The New York Times as a “vibrant soprano…with a secure, appealing sound and eye-opening volume,” Rebecca Krynski Cox opens the 23-24 season with Dayton Opera as Rosalinde (selections from Die Fledermaus). This spring, Ms. Cox returns to Florida Grand Opera for her role debut as Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème, and joins the USC Symphony Orchestra as the soprano soloist for Brahms’ A German Requiem. As a member of the Fest Ensemble at the Luzerner Theater in Switzerland from 2016-2021, roles performed include Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Elisabetta (Maria Stuarda), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Gretchen (Faust-Szenen), Raja (Dschungel -world premiere), and Tatyana (Eugene Onegin). In the spring of 2021, Ms. Cox covered Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte at Theater Basel and stepped in with six hours’ notice to sing Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte at the Luzerner Theater. In the winter of 2022, Ms. Cox made her Florida Grand Opera debut as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire and made debuts with Indianapolis Opera singing Julie Jordan in Carousel and with Dayton Opera in their “Epic Opera” concert. During the 22-23 season, Ms. Cox debuted the title role in Beethoven’s Fidelio with Opera Company of Middlebury, joined Charleston Opera Theater as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, returned to Dayton Opera to sing the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, as well as to Indianapolis Opera as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. Previous notable performances include Violetta (La traviata) with Kentucky Opera, Cynthia (Two boys – workshop) with The Metropolitan Opera, and Micaëla (Carmen) with El Paso Opera.
Ms. Cox graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Music, and completed her Master of Music and Performance Certificate at the Manhattan School of Music. She also completed training programs as a Young Artist with The Santa Fe Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera.