American soprano Aundi Marie Moore was recently announced as the 2023 Honoree of the Sphinx Award for Excellence, an acknowledgement of her artistic achievements, her work ethic and her spirit of determination. She quickly established herself as an exceptional talent in 2019 with her appearance as Strawberry Woman in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Porgy and Bess. Previous career highlights on the opera stage include her international operatic debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at L'Opéra de Monte Carlo, Nedda in I Pagliacci at Sarasota Opera, Mimi in La bohème at the Amalfi Coast Festival, and Serena in Porgy and Bess at Atlanta Opera and at Virginia Opera. A member of the Domingo-Cafritz Washington National Opera Young Artist Program, Moore appeared as Nella in Gianni Schicchi, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Mother in Hänsel und Gretel, Wanda in Sophie’s Choice, Fifth Maid in Elektra under the baton of Heinz Fricke, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni under the baton of Placido Domingo. She participated in the Salzburg Music Festival Young Artist Program in 2008 and covered the roles of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and the title role Rusalka, while she also appeared as featured soloist in their Gala concert conducted by Ivor Bolton.
Last update: 12 October 2022