ABOUT BRIAN MICHAEL
Mr. Moore joins the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt to debut as Schmidt in Werther and appear in livestreams throughout the season.
BRIAN MICHAEL MOORE
Tenor Brian Michael Moore joins the Oper Frankfurt ensemble this season and was so far seen in Massenet’s Werther (Schmidt). He finished two seasons in the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program where he was seen last year as Gastone in La Traviata. Brian was scheduled to perform the prince Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at Teatro Municipal de Chile in Santiago, Chile, as well as Lensky in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of Eugene Onegin, and again in Oper Frankfurt productions of Die Banditen (Graf von Gloria Cassis), Carmen (Remendado), and The Prodigal Son (Younger Son), however all productions were canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. He made his debut at The Metropolitan Opera in 2018 as The Song Seller in the 100th Anniversary performances of Puccini’s Il Trittico as well as Second Priest in the Met’s abridged version of The Magic Flute. He completed the Domingo Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at LA Opera, where he was seen as Le Remendado in Carmen, The Governor in Candide, Spoletta in Tosca, and Nathanaël in Les Contes d’Hoffmann. During the summer of 2017, he performed the role of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with James Conlon at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi and The Prince in Luke Bedford's Seven Angels at the Aspen Music Festival. He made his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut in 2017 singing the First Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte conducted by Maestro Gustavo Dudamel.
Other recent appearances include the Shepherd in Oedipus Rex at the Cincinnati May Festival, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with the New York Opera Exchange, several roles in Conrad Susa’s Transformations as part of the Merola Opera Program, and the Animal Tamer in Der Rosenkavalier as a young artist at the Cincinnati Opera. In 2015, he performed the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto at the Asheville Lyric Opera and the Brevard Music Festival.
Mr. Moore is a winner of the 2018 Sara Tucker Study Grant, and was recognized as Una Finestra Sui Due Mondi from the 2017 Spoleto Festival Dei Due Mondi. This summer, he returned to the Merola Opera Program to participate in the Schwabacher Summer Concerts.
He completed his bachelor and master degrees at the Manhattan School of Music.