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Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

Louise Mott will join Wokingham Choral Society at Eton College, School Hall on 25 November 2001 performing Verdi's Requiem.

October 2001

Louise Mott       Mezzo-Soprano

Louise Mott is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music, Royal College of Music, and National Opera Studio, and is continuing her studies with Robert Dean. She has sung principal roles with Almeida Opera, British Youth Opera, The Opera Group, The Early Opera Company, The Other Theatre Company, Tête à Tête Productions, English National Opera and Welsh National Opera.

As a concert artist Louise has appeared at the Barbican Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, St John's, Smith Square, Westminster Abbey and the Minoritenkirche, Vienna. She has broadcast for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, and in Belgium, France, and Vienna, and recordings include Schumann Scenes from Goethe's Faust under Phillipe Herreweghe for Harmonia Mundi. She made her Wigmore Hall debut with Graham Johnson and The Songmaker's Almanac.

Recent engagements have included performances of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek with the London Sinfonietta in the UK and Europe, the role of Argillano in Tête à Tête's new production of Vivaldi's Orlando Plays Mad at the Battersea Arts Centre, Mary in Maxwell-Davies' The Martyrdom of St Magnus (The Opera Group), Messiah with the Hallé orchestra at Bridgewater Hall and the Royal Choral Society at the Royal Albert Hall, Edith in Thomas Arne's Alfred (EOC) at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Covent Garden, the premiere of Param Vir's Ion at Snape Maltings and The Almeida Theatre in London, the London premiere of Alexander Goehr's Sing Ariel at the Purcell Room, London with The Endymion Ensemble, Bradamante in Alcina (ENO), the title roles in Handel's Aggrippina (EOC) and Holst's Savitri (St Albans Chamber Opera) and concerts in Turin with the London Sinfonietta.

Engagements in 2001 include Purcell's Dido at the Cheltenham Festival, Rosmira in Handel's Partenope at Snape Proms and Covent Garden and Buxton Festivals, and Sesto in Handel's Giulio Cesare all for the Early Opera Company; the premieres of Edward Dudley Hughes' The Sybil of Cumae, Brighton Festival and broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and John Casken's God's Liar for the Almeida Festival and at La Monnaie, Brussels; Flora in La Traviata for Mid-Wales Opera; and Popova in Walton's The Bear with St Albans Chamber Opera, as well as concert and oratorio performances across the UK.

In Autumn 2002, Louise will make her Opera North debut as Annina in Der Rosenkavalier.