Associate Professor of Voice
Dieterle Vocal Arts Center-Room 207
280 CCM Blvd
Cincinnati , Ohio 45221
Elliot Madore officially joined CCM's faculty on Aug. 15, 2021. Hailed by the New York Times for his “robust singing” and Opera News for his “exquisite vocal beauty,” Grammy Award winning Canadian baritone Elliot Madore has established himself as an international artist in demand at the leading opera houses and orchestras of the world. The 2022 – 2023 season sees Mr. Madore’s return to the Los Angeles Philharmonic to sing Ramón in a semi-staged production of John Adams’ Girls of the Golden West, as well as his much anticipated debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to sing Messiah under the direction of music director Gustavo Gimeno. Mr. Madore also sings the baritone soloist in Carmina Burana in a special co-presentation by the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Hong Kong Ballet, as well as with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vänskä, the New World Symphony Orchestra conducted by Patrick Dupré Quigley, and the Oregon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leo Hussain. Mr. Madore also makes his debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony in Brahms’ Requiem. In addition, he will be performing the role of The Captain in John Adam's The Death of Klinghoffer with Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Title Role in Don Giovanni with the National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa, Canada.
Professor Madore has been recognized as a highly-acclaimed teacher of voice and opera. His students have been invited to study at elite training programs including the Los Angeles Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, the Chautauqua Opera Program, SongFest, Aspen Opera Program and the Des Moines Apprentice Artist Program. His students are performing operatic and musical theater repertoire on the national and international stage and on Broadway. Professor Madore has also taught at several prominent summer music programs including The Banff Center for Arts and Creativity and The National Opera Intensive with Against the Grain Theater. Professor Madore is a frequent master teacher having been invited to the University of Toronto, Florida Grand Opera Young Artist Program, Atelier lyrique at l’Opéra de Montréal, University of Alberta, The Glenn Gould School at The Royal Conservatory of Music, Kalamazoo College, the University of Manitoba, among others.
The 2021 – 2022 season saw Mr. Madore’s house debut in the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli’s new opera Julius Caesar with Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, directed by Robert Carsen and conducted by Daniele Gatti. Mr. Madore also made his role debut as Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus with the Sieji Ozawa Music Academy in Japan. Orchestral work includes Carmina Burana with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, conducted by music director Gustavo Dudamel.
Over the past decade, Madore has performed in such illustrious European Opera Houses and Concert Halls as the Berlin Philharmonic, Zurich Opera House, Dutch National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, and, among others, the Bayerische Staatsoper. He’s had the immense pleasure of working with such conducting luminaries such as Seiji Ozawa, Kirill Petrenko, Franz Welser-Möst, Marco Armiliato, Fabio Luisi, Gustavo Dudamel, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Nello Santi, William Christie, Gianandrea Noseda, and many more.
In addition to being the grand prize winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Madore was also the recipient of the 2010 George London Award for a Canadian Singer from the George London Foundation. He was also the winner of the 2009 Palm Beach Vocal Competition. Madore is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Marlena Malas.
Academic - Dieterle Vocal Arts Center-Room 207
280 CCM Blvd
Cincinnati Ohio, 45221