Cory Weaver is the production photographer for the San Francisco Opera, Portland Opera and Kansas City Repertory Theater. He is a house production photographer for the Los Angeles Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Minnesota Opera, and the San Francisco Symphony. His past clients include being the house production photographer for The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, San Diego Opera, Curtis Institute of Music and the Bard College Summerscape Festival.
Since 2001, Cory has photographed over 400 opera productions, over 60 theater productions and over 300 concerts & recitals.
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, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, The Times (London), the Financial Times, Opera News Magazine, Opera Now Magazine, Das Opernglas, Opernwelt Magazine, Opera Canada Magazine,
NY Post, The Washington Post, LA Times and The Kansas City Star, to name a few.