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The Seattle Post-Intelligencer lauds baritone DAVID ADAM MOORE (Prior Walter) for his “enviable swagger coupled with a subtle musicality and big, handsome voice.” In the 2012/13 season, he makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in a performance of Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire and subsequently sings Jud Fry in the company’s premiere and new production of Oklahoma! Also this season, he returns to the roles of Prior Walter in Eötvös’ Angels in America in his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette with Arizona Opera, in addition to singing further performances of Stanley Kowalski in with Virginia Opera and presenting a multimedia recital of Schubert’s Winterreise at Hesston College.
Recent operatic performances include Richard III (Grand Théâtre de Genève), Pagliacci (New Orleans Opera), Die Zauberflöte (Austin Lyric Opera), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Candide (Teatro alla Scala); Billy Budd and La bohème (Pittsburgh Opera); Il barbiere di Siviglia, Les pêcheurs de perles, and Così fan tutte (Seattle Opera); Angels in America (BBC Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Opera); Candide (Théâtre du Châtelet, Tokyo); Dido and Aeneas (Glimmerglass Opera); Billy Budd and Peter Grimes (New Israeli Opera); Così fan tutte (Arizona Opera, Palm Beach Opera); Il barbiere di Siviglia and Don Giovanni (Staatsoper Hannover); Die Zauberflöte (New York City Opera); and Roméo et Juliette (San Diego Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Utah Opera).
[CZECH ALERT] The baritone has joined the American Symphony Orchestra for Schumann’s Manfred, Dessau’s Hagadah shel Pessach, Dargomizhsky’s The Stone Guest, and Janácˇek’s From the House of the Dead. He has also appeared with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (Orff’s Carmina Burana), Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Jesus in Elgar’s The Apostles), Orquesta Real de Sevilla (Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Vesperae Solemnae), Utah Symphony (Vaughan Williams’ Dona nobis pacem), Yakima Symphony (Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem), and Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Cleveland Red Orchestra).
An advocate of contemporary music, Moore sang the Pilot in Rachel Portman’s Little Prince (Tulsa Opera) and Laurent in Tobias Picker’s Thérèse Raquin (Dicapo Opera). He created the role of Vincent Van Gogh in Rands’ Vincent as a guest artist with Indiana University’s Opera Theatre. He recently sang the premiere of David T. Little’s Soldier Songs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York. With the Orchestra of Saint Luke’s, he sang Lieberson’s King Gesar at the Rubin Museum of Art. An accomplished composer as well, his recent work, Kronos, was featured in a performance by the Oxymoros Dance Ensemble.