counter codex creates innovative concert experiences
featuring a wide range of repertoire and an
emphasis on the social element of concertgoing.
Jordan Rutter-Covatto, co-founder and artistic director
Jordan Rutter-Covatto (he/they) is a professional countertenor with over a decade of experience. Jordan has been engaged as an opera singer in principal roles with companies including Chicago Opera Theater, Nashville Opera, and On Site Opera. Additionally, they have worked with organizations presenting classical music outside of traditional concertgoing spaces on projects like SONIC BLOSSOMS with the MET Museum and THE MILE LONG OPERA with the High Line. Jordan is a sought-after collaborator for the development of new opera and has worked with several of New York’s premier development companies. Jordan has worked as a guest artist for several years with NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, workshopping new pieces written by students and alumni in a course designed to teach them how to write opera. Jordan’s performance press kit can be found at www.jordanruttercovatto.com.
Vincent Rutter-Covatto, co-founder and producer
Vincent Rutter-Covatto (he/him) develops and manages professional development programming for the leaders of over 200 professional opera companies, as the director of leadership services at OPERA America. He coordinates content creation for OPERA America’s annual Opera Conference and Leadership Intensive Program, leads regular meetings between company CEOs and general directors, and serves in an advisory capacity to the executive committee of the New York Opera Alliance. Vincent started at OPERA America as a customer service associate at the National Opera Center and served as the senior manager, organizational membership, before taking on his current duties. Prior to this, Vincent worked for the Houston Museum of Natural Science and at Houston Grand Opera in the organization’s community engagement arm. Vincent earned a Bachelor of Music in music business from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam.