louise mott - mezzo soprano
Louise Mott rightly underplayed Agrippina's villainy with the straightest of faces and sang with consistently beautiful and expressive mezzo tone.
Rodney Milnes - The Times
Agrippina - 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 - 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, Mayor's Wife Jenůfa for Opera Project at Longborough Festival Opera, Tisbe in La Cenerentola for Diva Opera and Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito for Red Earth Opera.

Plans for 2018 include Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus for Diva Opera, as well as several concerts and recitals across the UK.




diary
Mass in D (Ethel Smyth)
Magnificat (Cecilia McDowall)
  • Saturday 24th March 2018 - Coptic Orthodox Church Centre - Stevenage
    cond. Stephen Bullamore
Elijah (F. Mendelssohn)
  • Saturday 12th - St Paul's Church - Tiverton
    cond. Andrew Dardolph
Requiem (Verdi)
  • Saturday 9th June 2018 - Drill Hall, Ware, Herts - Ware
    cond. Julian Williamson
Opera Gala (Domaine des Vaux)
  • Wednesday 11th July 2018 - Jersey, CI
Die Fledermaus (Orlofsky) (J. Strauss)
  • Saturday 19th May 2018 - Woolhampton - Reading
  • Thursday 21st June 2018 - Syon House Conservatory - London
  • Friday 29th June 2018 - Stuckeridge House - Devon
  • Tuesday 10th July 2018 - Domaine de Vaux - Jersey, CI
  • Friday 27th July 2018 - Holkham Hall - Norfolk
  • Tuesday 31st July - Sisteron - France
  • Saturday 4th August 2018 - Cormeilles - France
  • Saturday 11th August 2018 - Vézère - France
  • Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Fingest - Henley
  • Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Boodles - London
louise mott - mezzo soprano