French and Canadian Soprano Chloé Olivia Moore is known for having a voice of unique timbre and depth, with unusual flexibility and speed for a voice of its size. Critics have described it as having both “an amber mellowness like a warm cognac” (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) and as being “crystalline, with controlled power” (The Oakwood Register). Its warm color and Verdian point make it perfectly suited for the dramatic bel canto operas of Donizetti, Bellini, Meyerbeer and some Verdi roles. Equally fluent in French as in English, Chloé has always also had an affinity for French Romantic Opera and has performed such wonderful roles such as Manon, Leïla and Mélisande. In additional to performances all over the United States and Canada, her short career has already let her to perform in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Angola, Romania and throughout Europe.
After graduating from the Academy of Vocal Arts in 2014, Chloé was chosen by Loren Maazel to sing Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at his Castleton Festival. In this role, she was described as having a voice which "has a wealth of shades, which she uses with intelligence... Her voice was the most attractive and well-developed in the young cast." (Washington Post). She performed Mahler’s 4th Symphony with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia under the baton of Dirk Brossé, the Verdi Requiem with the New Jersey MasterChorale, the Vivaldi Gloria in performances with Neumann University Concert Chorale and Symphony in C, and debuted the role of Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles with Dayton Opera.
While studying at The Academy of Vocal Arts, Chloé performed numerous roles, including Violetta in La Traviata, Manon Massenet’s Manon, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, Adina in L'elisir d’amore, Mélisande in Pelléas et Mélisande, Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffman, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. In addition to performances at AVA, she also performed numerous oratorios with the New Jersey Master Chorale including Rossini’s Stabat Mater’s, Poulenc’s Gloria, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. She performed Haydn’s Creation with the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Symphony in C under the baton of Rossen Milanov and she was a regular guest artist with the Ocean City Pops.
Recent performances include Soprano Soloist in Haydn’s Creation with the New Jersey MasterChorale and Soprano Soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with the Church of the Redeemer Orchestra. Future engagements include a return to Dayton Opera for her role debut as Nedda in I Pagliacci, a return to the role of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Bar Harbor Music Festival, a recital with pianist Hector Acosta in the Festival del Pitic in Hermosillo, Mexico, a concert with the Ocean City Pops, a concert with Annapolis Opera, and her Kennedy Center debut in the "Art Song Discovery Series" with Vocal Arts DC.
Chloé has won top prizes with the George London Foundation (George London Award), Gerda Lissner Foundation (1st Prize), Giulio Gari Foundation (2nd Prize), Czech & Slovak International Voice Competition (2nd Prize), Liederkranz Foundation (3rd Prize, Opera Division), Loren Zachary Vocal Competition (3rd Prize), was recognized by the Crested Butte Music Festival with the Rosalind Jackson Memorial Award and in her native Canada with the Prix Jeune Espoir Lyrique Canadien with Les Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques.
Ms. Moore is originally from Calgary, Alberta and holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Toronto, a Master of Music from the University of Arizona, and an Artist Diploma from the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. She was a young artist with Arizona Opera’s Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio, Central City Opera’s Bonfils-Stanton Young Artist Program, and Crested Butte Music Festival’s Marcello Giordani Young Artist Program. She currently studies with Soprano Julia Faulkner.