Wright Moore has performed with opera companies in the United States and Europe, having made his professional debut with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Brighella in Ariadne auf Naxos. Most recently, Wright performed the tenor solo in the Beethoven 9th Symphony with the New Jersey Choral Society and the Orchestra Nexus under the direction of Eric Dale Knapp, conductor.
Highlights from previous work in opera include: 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 Kabanovawith the Luzerner Theater (Luzern, Switzerland); Pong in Turandot with Virginia Opera(Norfolk, VA), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with the Circulo Portuense de Opera (Porto, Portugal) and the 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 with the Braunschweig Staatstheater (Braunschweig, Germany); Leukippos in Daphne for the Opera du Rhin (Strasbourg, France); Tamino in Die Zauberflötefor Teatro Lirico d’Europa (Madrid, 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. Past 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. In the last several years, Wright has joined the Metropolitan Opera’s Extra Chorus for numerous productions including most recently Turandot and Parsifal.
Wright is also a painter, holding membership with the Ridgewood Art Institute, the Art Students League of New York, the Garrison Art Center, and the Salmagundi Club of New York. Wright holds a BA from Amherst College and a Masters in Music from the New England Conservatory of Music.