Cory Weaver is the production photographer for the San Francisco Opera, Portland Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Bard College’s Summerscape Festival. He is a house production photographer for the Chicago Lyric Opera, the San Diego Opera, the 92nd Street Y, Sonoma State University’s Green Center and the Curtis Institute of Music.
Since 2013, Cory has photographed 107 opera and theater productions and more than 50 recitals and concerts. Overall, by the end of August 2017, he will have photographed 334 opera productions.
Cory's work was used as art for the CDs of the recordings of Portland Opera's productions of Orphée and Galileo Galilei and his photos were also used in San Francisco Opera's HD DVD recordings of Moby Dick, Porgy & Bess, Show Boat, Mefistofele, I Capuleti E I Montecchi and Lucrezia Borgia. Most recently, his images were used as the art for the Liceu Opera Barcelona’s DVD recording of Norma.
His work has appeared in a number of distinguished publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times (London), the Financial Times, Opera News Magazine, Opera Now Magazine, Das Opernglas, Opernwelt Magazine, Opera Canada Magazine, Rolling Stone, NY Post, The Washington Post and The Kansas City Star, to name a few.
His extensive list of clients includes:
•San Francisco Opera
•San Francisco Symphony
•Lyric Opera of Kansas City
•Kansas City Repertory Theater
•Lyric Opera of Chicago
•Curtis Institute of Music
•Sonoma State University • Green Center
•Beth Morrison Projects