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Two hits at BAM, New York

Submitted by admin on Tue, 27/08/2019

"Greek" By Turnage/ Berkoff/ Moore and "Savage Winter" By Douglas J Cuomo

Both played at this legendary New York venue to enthusiastic audiences and rave reviews. "Greek' (Jonathan as co-librettist) in the Scottish Opera revival.

Freedom of The City

Submitted by admin on Tue, 27/08/2019

Jonathan was invited by the prestigious Arts Across Borders/ Frielfest at Derry. Jonathan directed a "spine tingling" (The Guardian, 5 Star review) site specific production at the Guldhall, where the play is set, to standing ovations every night.

"Deeply moving and thought-provoking ... In this specific site, directed by Jonathan Moore with a cast of 12, it’s spine-tingling."

 The Guardian

"Greek" a Smash Hit

Submitted by admin on Mon, 21/05/2018

"A full scale and sophisticated production. Compelling ... Brilliantly vivid..."

"A strong and enjoyably brutal performance directed by Jonathan Moore with exceptionally striking performances."

Opera Now Magazine

"A brilliant production by Jonathan Moore, a great collaborator"

Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE, Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4 ( 2.6 Million listeners)

"A terrifically watchable, first-rate and enthralling production, wonderfully sung and acted ... Jonathan Moore's compelling, meticulous and stylish direction"

Ashes and Snow / Savage Winter

Submitted by admin on Mon, 21/05/2018

"A visceral experience … Clever…"

"In many respects, the work offers something for all lovers of music, and the remaining performances are deserving of their capacity audiences."

"The audience was with him throughout then burst into hearty applause, cheers and whistles."

Pittsburgh in the Round

"Director Jonathan Moore makes his Pittsburgh Opera debut with this production. It isn’t a comfortable experience — it’s not supposed to be… lit ingeniously throughout rage and reminiscence … the grittier stage effects …entirely convincing"

Greek at Grimeborne

Submitted by admin on Mon, 21/05/2018

The opera "Greek" is a contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth based on the Berkoff play composed by Mark Anthony Turnage with text adapted by the composer and Moore which Jonathan directed in it's world premiere at Munich and ENO.

"A resounding, unanimous triumph... riveting total theatre."

Invention of Morel!

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/08/2017

World Premiere Hit in Chicago plays to packed houses and rave reviews.

Jonathan co wrote the libretto with Stewart Copeland and Directed the Opera.

"A winningly haunted and haunting production by Chicago Opera Theater, in this alternately unnerving nightmare and beautiful fever dream"

Chicago Sun Times

"A Brilliant piece of musical Surrealism"

INIGO Published!

Submitted by admin on Thu, 03/12/2015

Click here for more reviews and photos.

Following the hit sold out runs off West End and transfer to a bigger theatre, Jonathan's play about Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits, 'INIGO", has been published in English here and in Spanish here.