GRAMMY-nominated American countertenor Reginald Mobley is globally renowned for his interpretation of baroque, classical and modern repertoire, and leads a prolific career on both sides of the Atlantic.
An advocate for diversity in music and its programming, Reginald became the first ever Programming Consultant for the Handel & Haydn Society following several years of leading H&H in its community engaging Every Voice concerts. He holds the position of Visiting Artist for Diversity Outreach with the Baroque ensemble Apollo’s Fire, and is also leading a research project in the UK funded by the AHRC to uncover music by composers from diverse backgrounds.
His American concert schedule includes solo recitals, at the Miller Theatre in New York and at the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, and performances with orchestras including Handel’s Messiah with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Philadelphia and Minnesota orchestras, and Carmina Burana with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Reginald also regularly performs with prestigious baroque ensembles including Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver, Collegium San Diego, and Seraphic Fire. Recent and future highlights include his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood Festival (Andris Nelson), with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and with Orchestre Métropolitain de Montreal, conducted by Masaaki Suzuki.
In Europe Reginald has been invited to perform with Orchester Wiener Akademie, Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble, Freiburger Barockorchester, I Barocchisti, Bach Society in Stuttgart, Holland Baroque Orchestra, Dutch Bach Society, Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, as well as the City of Birmingham Orchestra and the Budapest Festival Orchestra for a series of performances as Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea. He has also performed the role, and Disinganno in Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, with the Academy of Ancient Music, as well as devising a new programme, Sons of England, supported by UKAHRC, which reflects his research under their umbrella, which will be touring in April 2024.
His first solo album with ALPHA Classics was released in June 2023.
Photo: Liz Linder