louise mott - mezzo soprano
'Louise Mott, the mezzo soprano, is a very dramatic singer with good coloratura and was partnered with baritone David Stephenson very successfully in extracts from The Barber of Seville.'
Avril Hemingfield
Amore a Roma - Diva Opera Gala at Cheltenham Ladies' College
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.

Plans for 2016 include Verdi Requiem at Oxford Town Hall, further performances of Le Nozze di Figaro in London, Cherbourg and Cape Town, South Africa and Mayor's Wife Jenůfa for Opera Project at Longborough Festival Opera.



diary
Coronation Mass (W.A. Mozart)
  • Saturday 13th August 2016 - Wimborne Minster - Wimborne
    Cond. David Everett
Recital (Music by Mendelssohn, Brahms and more)
  • 2nd August 2016 - Truro Cathedral - Cornwall
  • 17th September 2016 - St James the Apostle - Bushey
Requiem (W.A. Mozart)
  • Saturday 1st October 2016 - Haddo Hall - Aberdeen
    Cond. Alice Dennis
louise mott - mezzo soprano