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
Alone from The Sybil of Cumae by Edward Dudley Hughes
more media...
Louise Mott at soundcloud

Louise Mott - Mezzo Soprano

Louise Mott studied at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal College of Music (Opera Course), before completing her training at the National Opera Studio. She 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 and 2nd Witch (& Dido cover) Dido and Aeneas. 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. Other roles for Diva Opera include Count Orlofsky Die Fledermaus, The Marchise of Birkenfeld La fille du Regiment, Zweite Dame Die Zauberflöte, Flora Bervoix La Traviata and Nicklausse Les Contes d'Hoffmann.

Contemporary opera performances include for Almeida Opera: Ion (Param Vir), God's Liar (John Casken), 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), Cordula Wagner The Shops (Edward Rushton) at the Bregenz Festival and in the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House and Priestess Seven Angels (Luke Bedford) at the Brighton Festival; 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, Wife/Sphinx/Doreen Greek (Mark-Anthony Turnage) with the London Sinfonietta, and Helen King Priam at the Brighton Festival.

Recent engagements included Elgar's The Kingdom, Bach's St Matthew Passion and Messiah (Mozart edition) at Truro Cathedral, Bach's B Minor Mass at Exeter Cathedral, Mrs Grose The Turn of the Screw for Seastar Opera, a recital for the 100th Anniversary of the original Glastonbury Festivals, Mrs Segstrom A Little Night Music for Opera Project, Ottavia (cover) The Coronation of Poppea for Opera North, Waltraute Die Walküre for Secret Opera, Alisa Lucia di Lammermoor and Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro for Diva Opera and Nicklausse/Muse The Tales of Hoffmann (and Charlotte (cover) Werther) for English Touring Opera, Verdi Requiem at Oxford Town Hall and Mayor's Wife Jenůfa for Opera Project at Longborough Festival Opera.

Plans for 2017 include Tisbe in La Cenerentola for Diva Opera, as well as several concerts and recitals across the UK.

Elijah (F. Mendelssohn)
  • Saturday 18th March 2017 - Petersfield Festival Hall - Petersfield
    Cond. Paul Spicer
St John Passion (J.S. Bach)
  • Saturday 25th March 2017 - St Paul's, Knightsbridge - London
    Cond. Richard Latham
Requiem (G. Verdi)
  • Saturday 1st April 2017 - Coptic Orthodox Church Centre - Stevenage
    Cond. Stephen Bullamore
Stabat Mater (A. Dvořák)
  • Saturday 8th April 2017 - Parish Church - Ottery St Mary
    Cond. Malcolm Matthews
Requiem (W.A. Mozart)
  • Saturday 22nd April 2017 - St James' Church - Taunton
    Cond. Edward Goater
Opera Gala (various)
  • 12th July 2017 - Domaine des Vaux - Jersey
La Cenerentola (Tisbe) (G. Rossini)
  • 6th May 2017 - Upper Woolhampton, Reading
  • 31st May 2017 - Sully, France
  • 28th June 2017 - Syon Park - London
  • 30th June & 2nd July 2017 - Stuckeridge House - Devon
  • 8th July 2017 - Whichford House - Warwickshire
  • 11th July 2017 - Domaine des Vaux - Jersey
  • 29th July 2017 - Holkham Hall - Norfolk
  • 11th & 13th August 2017 - Festival de La Vézère - Brive
  • 27th August 2017 - Private Event
  • 16th September 2017 - Fingest, Berkshire
La Clemenza di Tito (W.A. Mozart)
  • Saturday 7th October 2017 - Paignton
    Cond. Jane Anderson-Brown
  • Sunday 8th October 2017 - Chudleigh
    Cond. Jane Anderson-Brown
louise mott - mezzo soprano