ISABELLA MOORE

Soprano

Wellington/Auckland

Isabella most recently commanded the operatic stage as Suor Angelica in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's production of Suor Angelica, under the direction of Jose Maria Condemi. Her opera works also includes Giulietta in Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann, Gulnara in Verdi’s II corsaro, and Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello. In 2019, Isabella performed the role of Hine-nui-te-pō from New Zealand composer Celeste Oram’s opera, He Pūtōrino Mākutu for the San Diego Symphony’s ‘Hearing the Future’ festival.
Isabella completed a Master’s degree with Distinction at the Wales International Academy of Voice where she studied under the tutelage of tenor Dennis O’Neill. She went on to do a Postgraduate Diploma in Voice at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In 2017, Isabella was invited to complete a fellowship with Marilyn Horne's acclaimed Music Academy of the West Summer Program.
An experienced concert artist, her more recent concert work includes the soprano soloist for the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019 Christmas Concert, and the Auckland Choral Society of Bruckner’s Mass in D Minor. She also performed with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra as the guest artist for the IFAC Australian Singing Competition Grand Final Concert in Sydney.
Isabella has worked with renowned singers, coaches and conductors including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Montserrat Caballé, Marilyn Horne, Renée Fleming, Sondra Radvanovsky, Speranza Scappucci, Warren Jones, Martin Katz and Sir Richard Bonynge.
Isabella is very proud of her Sāmoan roots, and in 2019 was the guest artist for both the opening and closing ceremonies of the Pacific Games held in Sāmoa.
In August this year, Isabella and baritone Benson Wilson returned home to Aotearoa, NZ to perform in concerts titled ‘Winter Waiata’ with special guest artists from Project Prima Volta. Later this year, she will perform with fellow kiwi singers who were in London during the COVID-19 UK lockdown for a special recorded concert. In 2021, she will head to Australia where she will again be a soloist for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Live in Concert Tour.