Johannes Moore & Ilan Kurtser

Johannes Moore: Singer

Johannes Moore is a Baritone from Herefordshire, studying with Mark Wildman at the Royal Academy Opera Studio in London. He was a 2022 Young Artist with Grange Festival Chorus and studied on the prestigious Solti Accademia in 2023. Future roles include Sid in Albert Herring with RAO, and Mephistopheles in Boulanger’s Faust.

On the concert platform, Johannes has sung across the UK performing Oratorio and Song. He has won multiple competitions, and performed at Ludlow Song Weekend. He is a member of Royal Academy’s Song Circle, performing at Leeds International Song Festival and the Wigmore Hall in 2024.

Ilan Kurtser: Pianist

Ilan Kurtser is a Royal Academy of Music alumnus. At the Academy, he was a Bicentenary Scholar and studied with Michael Dussek, James Baillieu and Malcolm Martineau. He is a Leeds Lieder Young Artist, a Samling Artist and won numerous prizes including the Kathleen Ferrier and Bampton Competition Accompanist Prizes. As a Bicentenary Scholar, he is recording his debut CD of the complete Goethe-Lieder by Wolf. Concert highlights include Wigmore Hall, Leeds Lieder and International Lied Festival Zeist. Ilan is a Fellow at the Academy. He curates concerts for the Academy Song Circle and coaches Song duos.