Melody Moore

Elissa Johnston Soprano
March 10, 2021

Soprano Melody Moore has enjoyed a thriving career on the world's leading stages, prompting Opera News to label her "a revelation," and of her recent sold-out appearance at Carnegie Hall to to rave, "more of Moore, please."  The 2018-19 season marked the release of her first solo album entitled An American Song Album with pianist Bradley Moore, on Pentatone Records.  Melody Moore is no stranger to Los Angeles audiences, having made her LA Opera debut in 2008 as Eve in The Broken Jug and First Maid in The Dwarf.  She returned in 2017 in the title role of Tosca and in 2018 as the Mother in Hansel and Gretel.  On the concert stage, Ms. Moore has appeared with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for Bruckner’s Te Deum led by Music Director Donald Runnicles, Bard SummerScape Festival as the title role in Turandot, the Bavarian Radio Symphony in performances and recording of excerpts of Gordon Getty’s opera Plump Jack, conducted by Ulf Shirmer, and with the New Century Chamber Orchestra conducted by Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. She has joined Rufus Wainwright for gala concerts at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia and at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, and has sung Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Madison Symphony and at Festival of the Arts Boca. Her solo recital performances have included a sold-out debut recital at Carnegie Hall and the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, as well a program featuring suppressed music of the Holocaust presented under the auspices of the Atlanta Opera. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Melody Moore is a former Adler Fellow of San Francisco Opera and a participant of the Merola program.