Gregory Moomjy is currently studying for his Masters in Science in Journalism at Columbia University. He earned his bachelors in Historical Musicology from Fordham University. His target career is to be an opera critic - a life-long passion.
He is totally immersed in the world of opera, both as a fan and a scholar, and attends various performances, chiefly at New York Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera.
He subscribes to Metropolitan Opera's Opera News and to Listen, a bi-monthly magazine from classical music vendor arkiv.com, and also reads The New York Times, where he is acquainted with the work of critics Anthony Tommasini, Vivien Schweitzer, and Allan Kozinn.
Music & Vision articles by Gregory Moomjy
Nico Muhly's opera 'Two Boys'
Gregory Moomjy discusses docu-opera, bad language, taboo subjects and negative reviews in the context of Mark-Anthony Turnage's 'Anna Nicole'
Gregory Moomjy pays tribute to New York City Opera
Some harsh criticism from Gregory Moomjy on Offenbach's 'La Périchole' at New York City Opera
Gregory Moomjy experiences a Divaria Productions concert
Opera New Jersey's midsummer concert
Gregory Moomjy discusses what works on stage
The Grand Finals Concert of New York Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions
Gregory Moomjy has some reservations about New York City Opera's 'La Traviata'
Rossini's 'The Barber of Seville' at New York Metropolitan Opera
Willian Christie's 'The Enchanted Island'
Gounod's 'Faust' at New York Metropolitan Opera
Gaetano Donizetti's 'Anna Bolena' at New York Metropolitan Opera, reviewed by Greg Moomjy
Gregory Moomjy describes the sly return of Janácek's 'The Cunning Little Vixen' to the magical forest of New York's Lincoln Center
Offenbach's 'Tales of Hoffmann', commended
'Ariadne auf Naxos' in New York
Rossini's 'William Tell' at the Caramoor Festival, discussed
Gregory Moomjy takes a sneak peek at the divas and divos of tomorrow, as heard at New York Metropolitan Opera's National Council auditions
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gregory Moomjy listens to Tchaikovsky from Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic
For Sciarrino, a modern mad scene: non-Kafka lovers, attend at your own risk
Greg Moomjy writes about the art of the outstanding production
La Scala gives 'Maria Stuarda' the royal treatment. '... the cast was in fine voice ...'
Bellini's 'La Somnambula' provides a long-awaited answer to an age-old question