Nicholas Mogg

bass

The British bass Nicholas Mogg, who began his musical training at Clare College in Cambridge and is currently studying with Mark Wildman and Iain Ledingham at the Royal Academy of Music in London, is the recipient of several scholarships and has garnered such distinctions as the Baroness de Turckheim Award, the Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize, and the Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize. The Monteverdi Choir has accepted him into its young artists program, and Mogg has to date taken part in such performances under Sir John Eliot Gardiner as Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo and Vespers last November. Credits in the operatic repertoire include such roles as Count Almaviva in Mozart’s Figaro, Falke in Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, and the Vicar in Britten’s Albert Herring. In the 2015-16 season so far he has appeared in lieder recitals at Wigmore Hall in London and at the Oxford Lieder Festival.

February 2016