John Michael Moore hails for Okoboji (Milford), Iowa. He is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program in New York City, where in 2008 he made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia. At Minnesota Opera, he has been seen as Masetto in Don Giovanni and Sciarrone in Tosca. He has also appeared with Minnesota Orchestra as Sciarrone and as Schaunard in La bohème. Mr. Moore has performed the role of Figaro in Barbiere with the Welsh National Opera and also in the summer of 2009 with Des Moines Metro Opera. At Des Moines he has also performed Yamadori in Madame Butterfly, Henry Cuffe in Gloriana, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. John has spent the past two summers at the Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont. In 2010, Moore can be seen as Fiorello at the Metropolitan Opera, at Pensacola Opera as Silvio in Pagliacci, Donald in Billy Budd at Glyndebourne and a return to the Marlboro Festival.