Disclaimer: This website is owned and operated by The Metropolitan Opera Music Staff Members.

It does not represent the views, positions, or opinions of the Metropolitan Opera but only those of the musicians and their union,

The Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802, American Federation of Musicians

Liora Maurer

Liora Maurer

A native of Tel Aviv, Liora Maurer has been an assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera since 2009. Highlights of her Met career are Dialogues des Carmelites and new productions of Fedora, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Nico Muhly’s Two Boys and John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer.

Liora is co-founder and Director of Opera Studies for Canto Vocal Programs. Since 2015, Canto has provided singer training programs in France, Romania, Croatia and the U.S.

She was an assistant conductor at New York City Opera from 1997-2009, and a faculty member of the International Vocal Arts Institute from 1990-2014, where she collaborated with artists such as Nico Castel, Renato Cappecchi and composer Carlisle Floyd. At Spoleto Festival USA, she assisted Maestro Julius Rudel with the American premiere of Die Bürgschaft, by Kurt Weill, and played on the resulting EMI recording.

Other coaching and performing credits include Seattle Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Opera Omaha and New Israeli Opera.

Liora is an active performer and has appeared in concert with tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak. Concerts at international venues feature the Saint Pierre des Cuisines in Toulouse, France, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia, as well as halls in Japan, Germany, Italy and Spain.

She is a graduate of the Rubin Academy in Tel Aviv and the recipient of a merit scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. She attended Manhattan School of Music on full scholarship and received a Master of Music in Accompanying.