San Diego Opera Names New Artistic Administrator

By David Salazar

San Diego Opera has announced the appointment of Melody Moore as its Artistic Administrator.

In her new role, the famed soprano will serve as an advisor to General Director David Bennett in casting decisions.

Moore has performed with such companies as Los Angeles Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, and Washington National Opera, among others.

“I am thrilled to be actively combining my love for opera, my knowledge of singing and repertoire and my absolute passion to see quality art being produced by quality people,” Moore said in an official press statement.

“I’ve known Melody for many years, and she is internationally regarded and highly respected as a gifted artist and communicator. I am so excited to have her wisdom and artistic voice join the team of San Diego Opera,” said Bennett in an official press statement.