louise mott - mezzo soprano
Bringing that about were a strikingly sung Roman Governor... appallingly hen pecked by his even more stunningly sung wife (Louise Mott), the real wearer of the toga.
Roderic Dunnett - Church Times
Alban (Tom Wiggall) - St Alban's Abbey, Hertfordshire
Angela's Aria from Push! by David Bruce
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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 and Angelina in La Cenerentola for Red Earth Opera, as well as several concerts and recitals across the UK.

Madama Butterfly (Suzuki) (G. Puccini)
  • 13th June 2019 - Syon Park, Twickenham - London
  • 15th June 2019 - Ferrises, Woolhampton - Reading
  • 23rd June 2019 - Yarlington House - Somerset
  • 28th June 2019 - Stuckeridge House, Oakford - Devon
  • 15th July 2019 - Domaine des Vaux, Sta Lawrence - Jersey, C.I.
  • 27th July 2019 - Holkham Hall - Norfolk
  • 3rd August 2019 - Théâtre de Cormeilles - France
  • 10th August 2019 - Festival de la Vézère, near Brive - France
  • 14th September 2019 - Fingest Opera - Henley-on-Thames
  • 24th October 2019 - Cheltenham College - Cheltenham
L'italiana in Algieri (Zulma) (G. Rossini)
  • 12th June 2019 - Syon Park, Twickenham - London
  • 14th June 2019 - Ferrises, Woolhampton - Reading
  • 29th June 2019 - Stuckeridge House, Oakford - Devon
  • 16th July 2019 - Domaine des Vaux, St Lawrence - Jersey C.I.
  • 26th July 2019 - Holkham Hall - Norfolk
  • 9th & 11th August 2019 - Festival de la Vézère, near Brive - France
  • 21st September 2019 - Fingest Opera - Henley-on-Thames
  • 5th November 2019 - Boodles Club - London
Requiem (W.A. Mozart)
  • Saturday 23rd November 2019 - St Paul's Church, Tiverton - Devon
    cond. Andrew Daldorph
louise mott - mezzo soprano