Saturday, March 09, 2013

Gerald Martin Moore Live from The Met Opera Quiz

Gerald Martin Moore

pianist / conductor / coach

Gerald Martin Moore is a highly sought-after singing teacher and vocal coach, as well as a vocal consultant to Decca and Opera Rara. He has worked closely with Renée Fleming for many years since first collaborating on the production of Alcina with William Christie at the Palais Garnier in Paris.

Other singers with whom he works regularly include Laura Claycomb, Sarah Connolly, Danielle de Niese, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča, Rosemary Joshua, Magdalena Kožena, Marie McLaughlin, Joan Rodgers, Kenneth Tarver and Rolando Villazón. He has a special interest in working with young singers, having given vocal master classes at LA Opera's Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program and for Washington National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company, the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen and the National Opera Studio in London. He has taught singing at the Royal College of Music in London and has been voice teacher for the Atelier Lyrique Young Artists program in Montreal since 2006. Most recently, he was voice teacher for Santa Fe's young apprentice program in 2009, and guest voice teacher for the Merola Program at San Francisco Opera, where he also gave a master class.

Mr. Moore was vocal coach and assistant to William Christie at the Aix-en-Provence Festival from 1994 to 1997, working on Orlando, Die Zauberflöte and Semele. For five years he has also been vocal coach and assistant to Sir Charles Mackerras at the Edinburgh Festival for Idomeneo, La Clemenza di Tito and Maria Stuarda together with Rossini's Zelmira, Adelaide di Borgogna and La Donna del Lago conducted by Maurizio Benini. As a coach, he has also worked for Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and Opéra de Bastille.

As a recital accompanist, he performed with Renée Fleming for Barack Obama in New York and for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court in Washington, as well as regularly in London (Wigmore Hall and Royal Opera House), Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Milan and Lausanne. Most recent projects include vocal coaching for recital discs of opera arias by Renée Fleming recorded in Munich (Strauss) and Milan (Italian verismo), Mozart arias for Decca with Danielle de Niese, a Rossini album with Joyce DiDonato and a Verdi album with Sondra Radvanovsky recorded in Moscow.

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