louise mott - mezzo soprano
Louise Mott's firm, satin-sheeny tone was perfect for Dido: her poised singing of the Lament held the full, appreciative house breathless.
Rodney Milnes - The Times
Dido and Aeneas - EOC - St John's, Smith Square
The Lake of Beauty by Rutland Boughton
Louise Mott - Mezzo Soprano and Alex Taylor - Piano
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Louise Mott studied at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal College of Music, before completing her training at the National Opera Studio.

Louise made her débuts at English National Opera as Bradamante Alcina, Welsh National Opera as Annio La Clemenza di Tito and Opera North as Annina Der Rosenkavalier, followed by Fidalma Il matrimonio segreto. She sang Ariodante for English Touring Opera and Mme Larina Eugene Onegin for Scottish Opera on Tour. For the Early Opera Company she has sung Edith Alfred (Thomas Arne), Agrippina, Ruggiero Alcina, Ariodante, Sesto Giulio Cesare, Orlando, Rosmira Partenope, Melissa Amadigi, Serse and Dido Dido and Aeneas. Other roles include Meg Page Falstaff for Diva Opera and Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, Second Lady The Magic Flute and Marcellina Marriage of Figaro for Opera Project, Katarina Schratt Mayerling for The Royal Ballet at The Royal Opera House.

Contemporary opera performances include for Almeida Opera: Ion (Param Vir), God's Liar (John Casken) and Marguerite Hey, Persephone! (Deidre Gribbin) and Marlinchen The Juniper Tree (Roderick Watkins), also at the Muffathalle, Munich; for The Opera Group: Emerald Boys and Girls Come Out to Play (Holloway) and Blind Mary The Martyrdom of St Magnus, Penelope Linen from Smyrna(Edward Rushton) and Cordula Wagner The Shops (Edward Rushton) at the Bregenz Festival and in the Linbury, Royal Opera House; for Tête à Tête: Penelope in Odysseus Unwound, Angela in Push (David Bruce) and Lite Bites (The Opera Festival). Other performances have included Blind Mary The Martyrdom of St Magnus at the Oslo Kammermusik Festival and with the Hebrides Ensemble at the Orkney Festival, Marcella Alban (Tom Wiggall) at St Albans Abbey and Wife/Sphinx/Doreen Greek (Mark-Anthony Turnage) with the London Sinfonietta.

Recent engagements have included Mozart's Requiem and Solemn Vespers for the Bach Choir and the OAE at the Royal Festival Hall, London, Priestess Seven Angels (Luke Bedford) for The Opera Group, Helen King Priam at the Brighton Festival, 2nd Witch (& Dido cover) Dido and Aeneas for Opera North, La Frugola Il tabarro & La Ciesca Gianni Schicchi for Caledonian Opera at Haddo House Hall, Flora Bervoix La Traviata for Diva Opera, and Third Lady The Magic Flute for Opera Project.

Engagements for 2014 include Nicklausse Les Contes d'Hoffmann for Diva Opera, Mrs Grose The Turn of the Screw for Seastar Opera, Mrs Segstrom A Little Night Music for Opera Project and Ottavia (cover) The Coronation of Poppea for Opera North.

Messiah (G.F. Handel)
  • Saturday 6th December 2014 - Wells Cathedral - Wells
    Box Office: 01749 672773
    Cond. Matthew Owens
Nelson Mass (Haydn)
  • Saturday 13th December 2014 - St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge - London
B Minor Mass (J.S.Bach)
  • Saturday 25th April 2015 - North Devon
    cond. John Hobbs
louise mott - mezzo soprano