Gerald Martin Moore
Gerald Martin Moore is an internationally renowned singing teacher and vocal consultant.
He has worked closely with Renée Fleming for many years on a variety of roles, and has also
worked with leading artists, including Natalie Dessay, Joyce DiDonato, Marie McLaughlin,
Elīna Garanča, and Sarah Connolly. He has worked in opera houses that include London's
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Milan's Teatro alla Scala; the Metropolitan Opera; San
Francisco Opera; Paris's Opéra Bastille, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and Théâtre du
Châtelet; as well as the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, and
Glyndebourne Festival. Since moving to New York City in 2008, Mr. Moore has been on the
teaching faculty of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, as
well as the adjunct faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music. He regularly gives master
classes at the Glyndebourne Festival, Merola Festival, Washington National Opera, Toronto's
Canadian Opera Company, Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, LA Opera, and the Patrick
G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
An authority on vocal technique, Mr. Moore is a frequent guest on multiple radio programs
and is a regular host of the Metropolitan Opera Quiz. He is also in demand as a judge for
prestigious vocal competitions, including the Metropolitan Opera's Regional Auditions. In
addition to teaching voice, Mr. Moore has assisted William Christie and Les Arts
Florissants, as well as Sir Charles Mackerras, at the Edinburgh International Festival for
Mozart's Idomeneo and La clemenza di Tito, Donizetti's Maria
Stuarda, and Rossini's Zelmira, Adelaide di Borgogna, and La
donna del Lago conducted by Maurizio Benini. As a specialist in ornamentation, Mr.
Moore has composed countless embellishments for leading singers, notably in his role as a
vocal consultant to Opera Rara and Decca. An additional area of his expertise is the
neglected French repertoire of Delibes, Thomas, Gounod, Meyerbeer, and Massenet. Mr. Moore
is featured as a vocalist with soprano Rebecca Caine in a cabaret evening they created and
recorded as an album that celebrates legendary stars of the British musical stage
(Leading Ladies). He is also a frequent recitalist, most notably with Renée
Fleming. Mr. Moore has performed before such dignitaries as President Barack Obama and
First Lady Michelle Obama, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,
Prince Charles, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Future
engagements include a recital tour of South America with Ms. Fleming and a series of master
classes for the Glyndebourne Festival.