Style: World; Pop; Opera; Folk; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Soprano, Voice Teacher
Bio: Praised by such media as the Leipziger Volkszeitung and the Glasgow Herald for her lush sound and powerful expression, soprano Christine Moore is a versatile performer with equal authority in opera, recital, and contemporary music. She counts among her many roles Mimi in La Bohème, Madama Butterfly Alice Ford in Falstaff, the title role in Suor Angelica, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Leonora in Il Trovatore (described as “velvety and luscious” by SongWordSight Magazine), and the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with such companies as the Leipzig Opera, Central City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Chautauqua Institute, Utopia Opera, the Aldeburgh Summer Festival and the Amato Opera. In 2013 she made her Italian debut at the Narnia Music Festival in a concert celebrating the 200th birthday of Verdi. Her orchestra and oratorio performances include Barber's Knoxville-Summer of 1915, Handel's Messiah, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Rossini's Stabat Mater, Mendelssohn's Elijah, and the Verdi Requiem (with the New York Choral Society). Christine has performed numerous solo recitals of song literature in many languages, including performances in Spain in Granada and Madrid with Festival de Canción Española, Trinity Concert Series in New York and at the Lincoln Center Library. She made her UK debut at the Paxton Chamber Music Festival in Scotland with Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire and has premiered many new works by living composers, including Richard Thompson's song cycle The Shadow of Dawn and the NY premiere of his opera The Mask in the Mirror, Andrew Rudin’s Masha’s Arias, as well as works by Michael Rose, Kareem Roustom and Steve Gerber and Zaid Jabri with the Brooklyn New Music Collective. and others with the Brooklyn New Music Collective. In 2008 she performed the world premiere of Mohammed Fairouz’s Tahwidah, written for her and Kinan Azmeh and in 2013 she curated and performed a concert at the Library at Lincoln Center, “Nearer to East: Chamber Music from the Arab World.” Radio appearances include WNYE and WBAI (New York City) and KRZA (New Mexico) and recordings include “Christine Moore - Arias” with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Todd Landor, conductor (Musical Concepts, 2006) and the soon to be released “From Al Andalus to the Americas–An Odyssey of Spanish Song (Meridian Records, UK). Future performances include the title role in Verdi’s Aida with Lyric Artists of New York in April 2016, as well as recitals in Italy and Germany in the summer.
As a singing teacher, in addition to her private studio which she has maintained since 1998, she was a member of the voice faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music between 1999 and 2014 where she taught Voice and Vocal Performance, and for two years was the Vocal Chamber Music coach with the Alaria Ensemble at Mannes College’s Extension Division. In 2013 and 2014, she was Maestra di Canto at the Narnia Arts Academy in Narni, Italy, and since 2015 has been a faculty member of Festival Musica in Laguna in Chioggia, Italy where she returns this summer to teach voice and classical and musical theater repertoire.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: World; Pop; Opera; Folk; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program