Brian Michael Moore
Brian Michael Moore comes from Cincinnati in Ohio and joined the ensemble last season, making his house debut as Schmidt in Werther and enjoyed great success as Froh in a new production of Rheingold at the Tirol Festival in Erl this summer. He was awarded his Bachelor and Master of Music by the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Mark Oswald. He joined the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program in 2018/19, where he made his debut in Il tabarro, which was followed by roles in Die Zauberflöte and La traviata. During his time as a member of Los Angeles Opera's Young Artists Program he sang a Jew in Salome, Spoletta in Tosca, Remendado in Carmen and the Governor in Candide. He also sang Nathanael in The Tales of Hoffmann for the company under Placido Domingo. He took part in Die Zauberflöte (in concert) with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Brian Michael Moore began his career as a soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. He reached the finals of the 2014 Eastern Region Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and won the 2014 Classical Singer Competition. He sang the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto for Asheville Lyric Opera and the 2015 Brevard Summer Music Festival. A year later he joined San Francisco Opera's Merola Opera Program, appearing in Conrad Susa's Transformations. He also sang the Shepherd (Oedipus Rex) at Cincinnati May Festival, Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with New York Opera Exchange and an Animal Trader (Der Rosenkavalier) at Cincinnati Opera. He rejoined the Merola Opera Program in 2018 in order to take part in the Summer Concerts in Schwabach. Other important milestones were Luke Bedford's opera Seven Angels at the 2017 Aspen Music Festival and Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at the Festival die Due Mondi in Spoleto, a role he also sang at the Teatro Coccia di Novara. He sang in Carmen with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in May 2018. Brian Michael Moore won the 2017 Sara Tucker Study Grant. The corona virus situation sadly prevented him from singing Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at the Teatro Municipal in Santiago de Chile and Lenski in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin at Wolf Trap Opera.