Louise Mott studied at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal College of Music (Opera Course), was a Samling Scholar and completed 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, PenelopeLinen 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 inOdysseus 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 and Ottavia (cover) The Coronation of Poppea for Opera North.
Plans for 2015 include 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.