A frequent performer in both Europe and the United States, John Moore is garnering praise for his energetic performances and burnished baritone in both operatic and concert repertoire. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Program, his 2018-2019 season begins by bringing performances of Pa Zegner in Missy Mazzoli’s Proving Up to the Miller Theater in NYC, followed by his company debut with San Diego Opera as the Count in Le nozze di Figaro. His season then continues with a series of anticipated role debuts, including Steve Jobs in The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs with Seattle Opera, and Zurga in The Pearl Fishers with Lyric Opera of Kansas City. He closes the season returning to Portland Opera, singing Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Future seasons include debuts with Dallas Opera and Arizona Opera, and a return to Seattle Opera.
John Moore’s 2017-2018 season included a return to Seattle Opera as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia and role debuts of Hannah Before in As One with Des Moines Metro Opera and Johannes “Pa” Zegner in Proving Up with Opera Omaha. He also returned to the Metropolitan Opera to cover Papageno in The Magic Flute and Belcore in L’elisir d’amore. He finished the season by joining the Glyndebourne Festival as Achilla in Giulio Cesare.
2016-2017 saw the baritone in the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves with Opera Philadelphia, singing the role of Jan, a role he reprised with Beth Morrison Projects. He also returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Moralès in Carmen, Seattle Opera as Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, the Hyogo Performing Arts Center as Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, and the Santa Cruz Symphony as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia. In concert he appeared with the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center featuring works of Vaughan Williams and Weber.
The previous season saw several significant company debuts for the baritone including: Seattle Opera, as Count Almavivia in Le nozze di Figaro; the Bayerische Staatsoper, Adario in Les indes galantes; Florida Grand Opera, Tadeusz in The Passenger; Portland Opera, as Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, and Opera Omaha, as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia. On the concert stage, he appeared at Carnegie Hall with the Oratorio Society of NY under the direction of Kent Tritle, and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.