Thomas Moore has received acclaim throughout the United States and Europe for his performances, lectures and recordings. His repertoire includes works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Alvin Lucier, Charles Ives, Olivier Messiaen, James Tenney, Thomas DeLio, Wesley Fuller, Robert Gibson, Philip Glass, Erik Satie, Stuart Saunders Smith, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenakis, George Crumb, Yehuda Yannay and others. DeLio has called Moore, “An outstanding pianist whose sensitivity and intelligence shine through each of his performances — truly exceptional.”
His performances can be heard on Neuma Records, Chen Li Music, 10 West Records, O.O. Discs, and Spectrum Records. He has been featured on the Interpretations Series (New York), at the Smithsonian Institution, the San Francisco Center for New Music, Judson Church (New York), Experimental Intermedia (New York), Arizona State University, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Clark University, the Contemporary Museum, Florida International University, New England Conservatory, Rutgers University, St. Cloud State University, Stanford University, the University at Buffalo, UMBC, the University of Maryland, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wesleyan University, and numerous other colleges, universities and venues.
In 1982 Moore won the Grand Prize of the International Piano Recording Competition for his recording of George Crumb’s Makrokosmos, Volume I, described by the jury as “Stunning, alive, intelligent and imaginative, transcending accuracy to and dedication to the score, becoming a truly theatrical and musical experience.”