Parker Artists - Elliot Moore
Elliot Moore
conductor
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Now in his second season as Music Director of Colorado’s Longmont Symphony Orchestra, ELLIOT MOORE is one of the most exciting and multi-faceted American conductors of his generation. Concurrently, he holds the post of Music Director of New York City’s Blue Period Ensemble.

Elliot Moore made his Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall debut on March 3, 2015, conducting his newly formed Blue Period Ensemble in a program that included Tibetan Dance and the New York City premiere of Deep Red for Marimba and Ensemble by MacArthur Award recipient Bright Sheng and the Arnold Schoenberg/Rainer Riehn transcription of Gustav Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.

Highlights of Elliot Moore’s rapidly expanding career include rehearsals and/or performances with Mexico’s Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco, Canadian Chamber Opera of New York City, Motor City, Sewanee and St. Cloud symphony orchestras, Georgia’s Symphony Orchestra Augusta and Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra, as part of its Summer Music Institute Conductors Program. After completing his doctoral work at the University of Michigan, he was invited back to lead programs of the University Philharmonia Orchestra and the Contemporary Directions Ensemble. He also served as Music Director of the Detroit Medical Orchestra. Dr. Moore’s current season includes his debut with Montana’s Bozeman Symphony Orchestra.

Equally at home on the concert stage and in the opera pit, Elliot Moore led the 2010 world premiere performance of Ursula Kwong-Brown’s The First of Love at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre. He has also led the University of Michigan Opera Theatre’s productions of Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Verdi’s Falstaff.

Born in Alaska, Elliot Moore received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where he had been a recipient of the Helen Wu Graduate Conducting Fellowship. He began his conducting studies at the Conductors Retreat at Medomak with Kenneth Kiesler and was subsequently invited to be his assistant at the Manhattan School of Music, a position he held for two years.

Off the podium, Elliot Moore has a keen interest in languages, is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner and is an award-winning cellist, who has performed in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil and the United States.

Elliot Moore and his wife, Dr. Pauline Cichon, a noted physician, make their home in Colorado.

www.elliotmoore.com

Elliot Moore has a remarkably keen ear, excellent theoretical and analytical skills, and very clear and expressive technique. Here is a serious musician, who creates synergy among musicians, and places the music at the highest priority. There is no personal aggrandizement. Instead there is an authentic and genuine quality in who he is and what he does. How remarkably welcome these qualities are!

Kenneth Kiesler
 Professor of Conducting & Director of Orchestras, University of Michigan

I find Elliot Moore to be a highly intelligent, imaginative and deeply musical individual who deserves to have every opportunity to flourish as a conductor. He understand music from the inside and, while his passion for music is evident, it is because of his combination of passion and intelligence that shows in particular what a great future he has.

 Richard Danielpour
 Grammy Award-winning Composer

Under the direction of Elliot Moore, the Longmont Symphony has become a cohesive and organized group with a notably unified sound. Moore’s conducting has elevated the symphony in a short period, and, under his leadership the orchestra has devised a plan for rapid growth. Working with Elliot has provided our organization not only with a seamless Nutcracker production week but also with a wonderful collaborative partner for all of our musical needs. I consider Elliot to be one of those very rare ‘dancer conductors.’ If your organization is in need of a positive new direction for the musical element of your ballet productions, then Elliot Moore is the conductor for you.

Lance Hardin
Associate Artistic Director, Boulder Ballet

7/4/2018 (1pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Thompson Park

 

10/6/2018 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
soloist: Wade Hartrick, boy soprano
with Longmont Chorale
Mahler: Symphony #1

10/21/2018 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Stewart Auditorium, Longmont Museum

Danielpour: Lacrimae Beati
Haydn: Cello Concerto #1
soloist: Alice Yoo
Mozart: Symphony #41

11/10/2018 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Brown: How to relax with Origami
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
soloist: Taka Kigawa
Debussy: La Mer

12/1/2018 (4pm)
12/2/2018 (2pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
with Boulder Ballet

12/16/2018 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Westview Presbyterian Church

“Candlelight Concert”
Schubert: Mass #2
with Longmont Choral Singers

1/18/2019 (10&11:15am)
1/19/2019 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

concerto: Young Artist Competition winner (tbd)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5 (finale)
Side-by-Side with Longmont Youth Symphony
Close: A Child’s Book of Animals (world premiere)
soloist: Erik Kroncke, bass-baritone

2/23/2019 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Kurka: Symphony #2 (Colorado premiere)
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
soloist: Christi Conover, soprano
Larsen: Cowboy Songs
soloist: Christie Conover, soprano
Copland: Rodeo

3/2/2019 (7:30pm)
3/3/2019 (2:30pm)

BOZEMAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MT)

Willson Auditorium

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1
soloist: Ching-Yun Hu
Shostakovich: Symphony #12

4/6/2019 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Smetana: Ma Vlast (The Moldau)
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
soloist: Sharon Roffman
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

4/13/2019 (7pm)
4/14/2019 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Stewart Auditorium, Longmont Museum

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
Beethoven: Symphony #2

5/11/2019 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Pops: “The LSO in Space!”

Dvorák: Symphony #8 in G, Op. 88 (excerpts)

Motor City Symphony Orchestra (Michigan)
April 23, 2017

Poulenc: Concerto in g for Organ, Strings & Timpani (rehearsal)
soloist: Andrew Herbruck
ensemble of Michigan professional musicians
October 17, 2015

Mahler/Schoenberg: Das Lied von der Erde (audio only)
soloists: Kristin Eder, mezzo-soprano; Kyle Erdos-Knapp, tenor
Blue Period Ensemble
March 2, 2015

Beethoven: Symphony #2 in D, Op. 36 (excerpts)
Hanson: Symphony #2, Op. 30 (excerpts)
University of Michigan Philharmonia Orchestra
October 17, 2014