One of America’s exciting new talents, Melody Moore was last seen on the San Francisco Opera stage as Susan Rescorla in the 2011 world premiere of Heart of a Soldier. She is a former Adler Fellow and Merola Opera Program alumna, and her other Company credits include Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Mimì (La Bohème), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Ida (Die Fledermaus), a Greek Maiden (Iphigénie en Tauride), and Bianca (La Rondine). Career highlights include Mimì at English National Opera and Opera Cleveland; Countess Almaviva with Los Angeles Opera and appearances in that company’s productions of Der Zwerg, Der Zerbrochene Krug, and Suor Angelica; the title role of Manon Lescaut with New Orleans Opera; the title role of Suor Angelica with Orlando Opera; and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) with the Cincinnati Chamber Opera. Recent and upcoming engagements include Marguerite (Faust) with English National Opera and Hawaii Opera Theater, Countess Almaviva with Madison Opera, Rita Clayton in the New York premiere of Stephen Schwartz’s Séance on a Wet Afternoon with New York City Opera, and her debut with the Bavarian Radio Symphony in concert performances and a recording of excerpts from Gordon Getty’s Plump Jack. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, she performed for them the role of Candace Whitcomb in Stephen Paulus’s The Village Singer and received the Norman Treigle and Andrew White Awards.