Andrea Edith Moore soprano
About Andrea Edith MooreSoprano Andrea Edith Moore brings a “certain opalescence that is particularly served by her impressive phrasing and inherent musicality” (operagasm.com) Moore has triumphed with Maestros Vladimir Ashkenazy, Andreas Mitisek, Timothy Myers, Gerard Schwartz, and David Zinman and with the Hamburg Kammeroper, Central City Opera, Aspen Opera Theater and the Richard Tucker Foundation. She is a regular principle artist with the North Carolina Opera where she has starred in the roles of The Governess in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, Micaëla in Carmen, the High Priestess in Aida, Dianarah in Hercules vs. Vampires and the roles of the Girl and Mother in Family Secrets: Kith & Kin by Daniel Thomas Davis.
Active in new music, Moore commissioned, produced and premiered Family Secrets: Kith and Kin by Daniel Thomas Davis, a work she recently recorded with members of Eighth Blackbird. She sang the role of Sara in Jennifer Higdon’s new opera Cold Mountain and recently gave the world premiere of Eric Schwartz’s live film-score accompanying The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. On June 20, 2020 she’ll premiere Kenneth Frazelle’s evening length song-cycle Through the Window commissioned by Mallarme Chamber Players and Come Hear NC. In the fall of 2020 she premieres a new work by Annika Socolofsky commissioned by ~Nois.
Moore has established herself among the early music making community taking part in several years of the North Carolina HIP (Historically Informed Practice) Festival with Mallarme Chamber Players and as a soloist on the Bach Cantata Series at Duke Chapel.
Moore is a prize-winner in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and has been twice awarded the Yale School of Music Alumni Award. Ms. Moore holds degrees from Yale University, Peabody Conservatory of Music at The Johns Hopkins University and UNC School of the Arts. Moore has served on the faculty of UNC-CH and now teaches privately, sings full time, is mom to an energetic 4-year-old and with her husband owns two restaurants, Alley Twenty Six in Durham and James Beard American-Classic: Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill.