John Moore, baritone

John Moore

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. He is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Program.

John Moore’s 2021-2022 season features the rescheduled tour of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs as he reprises the titular Steve Jobs with Austin Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Atlanta Opera. He also returns to Seattle Opera as Marcello in La bohème, and joins New Orleans Opera as a soloist in their Gala Concert. In the summer of 2022, he returns to Des Moines Metro Opera as Jess in the world premiere of Kristin Kuster’s A Thousand Acres.

During the COVID-19 impacted 2020-2021 season, John Moore’s engagements included the title role in Eugene Onegin with his hometown company Minnesota Opera (cancelled), Handel’s Messiah with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (postponed), the title role in The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs with Atlanta Opera, Austin Opera, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City (postponed), Brahms’ Requiem with the San Diego Symphony, led by Edo de Waart (cancelled), and Conte Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with New Zealand Opera (performed).

Mr. Moore’s original engagements during the COVID-19 shortened 2019-2020 season began with the role of Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona Opera’s production of Shining Brow (performed). He then joined Seattle Opera as the title role in Eugene Onegin (performed), appeared in The Philadelphia Orchestra’s presentation of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges (performed), and planned to finish the season as Conte Almaviva in New Zealand Opera’s production of Le nozze di Figaro (postponed).