Cody Bowers


With “a voice of rare beauty” (Seen and Heard International, 2022), countertenor Cody Bowers has received national prizes from The Sullivan Foundation, The Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition, and The George London Foundation. In the 23-24 performance season, Mr. Bowers will make debuts with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in Handel’s Israel in Egypt, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in a World Premier of Jonathan Leshnoff’s The Sacrifice of Isaac, The Houston Symphony Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah. In previous seasons, Mr. Bowers has performed with Merola Opera Program at San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, the Stern auditorium at Carnegie Hall, San Diego Opera, Minnesota Opera, Utah Opera, The Atlanta Opera, Boston Early Music Festival, Opera Neo, Tanglewood Music Center, and Cantos Para Hermanar al Mundo in Torreón, Mexico.

On the Operatic stage, Mr. Bowers commands a broad range of characters from Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina, Tolomeo in Handel’s Giulio Cesare, the Refugee from Jonathan Dove’s Flight, Federico Garcia Lorca in Osvaldo
Golijov’s Ainadamar, Leonardo in Gabriela Lena Frank’s new Opera El último sueño de Frida y Diego, L’Enfant in Ravel’s L’Enfant et Les Sortilèges; and Orlando in Handel’s Orlando.

Mr. Bowers is also an active member of internationally celebrated ensembles like Gramophone Award-winning Blue Heron Renaissance Choir, The Handel and Haydn Society, Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra, The Thirteen, Bach Society Houston, and VAE: Cincinnati.