Cory Weaver is the production photographer for the San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera, West Edge Opera and Musical Theater Heritage in Kansas City, MO. He is a house production photographer for the Chicago Lyric Opera, Minnesota Opera, and San Francisco Symphony.
Since 2001, Cory has photographed over 400 opera and over 85 theater productions and more than 300 recitals and concerts.
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 list of clients includes:
• San Francisco Opera
• Los Angeles Opera
• West Edge Opera
• Minnesota Opera
• Lyric Opera of Chicago
• Musical Theater Heritage
The Metropolitan Opera • San Francisco Symphony • Portland Opera • Kansas City Repertory Theater • Lyric Opera of Kansas City • San Diego Opera • Tulsa Opera • Glimmerglass Opera Festival • Utah Festival Opera • NY Post • Alive Magazine • The Mitsui Corporation • Stub Hub • Fine Light Marketing (Humana RV Campaign)