Internationally accomplished tenor, Wright Moore, now performs in operatic and liturgical venues in the greater New York City area. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Wright attended Amherst College and received a BA in 1988 with a major in music. Wright remained in the Northeast thereafter, attending Boston’s New England Conservatory of Music where he earned a Master’s of Music in 1993.
As a lyric tenor, Wright Moore has performed with opera companies in the United States and Europe. Credits include: Metropolitan Opera Men's Extra Chorus in Die Meistersinger von Nürnbergin; Second King in Die Liebe der Danae with the Salzburg Festival (Salzburg, Austria); Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Camille in The Merry Widow, and Kudrjasch in Katya Kabanova with the Luzerner Theater (Luzern, Switzerland); Pong in Turandot with Virginia Opera (Norfolk, VA), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with the Circulo Portuense de Opéra (Porto, Portugal) and Mississippi Opera (Jackson, MS); both Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress, and Sam Polk in Floyd’s Susannah with the Wiener Kammeroper (Vienna, Austria); Matteo in Arabella for the Braunschweig Staatstheater, directed by Brigitte Fassbaender (Braunschweig, Germany); Leukippos in Daphne (concert version) for the Opera du Rhin (Strasbourg, France); Tamino in Die Zauberflöte for Teatro Lirico d’Europa (tour of Spain); and Hooker in the World Premiere of Emmeline by Tobias Picker with the Santa Fe Opera (Santa Fe, New Mexico), featured on PBS’s Great Performances Series. Concert engagements include: Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Bizet’s Te Deum with the Luzern Symphony in Luzern’s KKL Concert Hall in Luzern, Switzerland; and Carmina Burana with the Sioux City Symphony.
Wright is also an artist and you can view his work here: