Reginald Mobley, countertenor

Reginald Mobley

Noted for his “shimmering voice” (BachTrack), American countertenor Reginald Mobley is highly sought after for the baroque, classical, and modern repertoire.

Reginald leads a very prolific career in the United States, where he resides. In March 2020, he became the first ever programming consultant for the Handel & Haydn Society following several years of leading H+H in his community engaging Every Voice concerts. He holds the position of Visiting Artist for Diversity Outreach with the Baroque ensemble Apollo’s Fire. Reginald is a regular guest with Cantata Collective, Musica Angelica, Agave Baroque, Charlotte Bach Akademie, Seraphic Fire, Quodlibet, Pacific Music Works, Bach Collegium San Diego, San Francisco Early Music Society and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. Recent engagements have included concerts and recordings with organisations such as Opera Lafayette, Blue Heron, Chatham Baroque and Washington Bach Consort.

In Europe, his career is expanding; in the UK, he has toured with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, performed with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Academy of Ancient Music and is due to make his debut with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in June 2022.  He has been invited to perform with the OH! (Orkiestra Historycsna) in Poland and the Vienna Academy in Austria (Musikverein), he gave a recital (with a Spiritual programme) at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, toured with the Freiburger Barockorchester under Kristian Bezuidenhout, the Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble and the Bach Society in Stuttgart.

In autumn 2021, he performed the role of Ottone in L'incoronazione di Poppea with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Stabat Mater with Seraphic Fire, a Bach programme with Orchestra Wiener Akadamie, Handel’s Messiah with both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra as well as Los Angeles Walt Disney Hall and Carnegie Hall. In 2023 He will be touring Australia together with Bach Akademie Australia.

His recordings have been received with great critical acclaim, most recently for his work on A Lad’s Love with Brian Giebler on BRIDGE 9542 label, which has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. He features on several albums with the Monteverdi Choir and Sir John Eliot Gardiner, including a recording of Bach’s St Matthew Passion and Magnificat. His own projects include Peace In Our Time on VGo Recordings label with Agave Baroque, and he also looks forward to making his solo recording debut with ALPHA Classics entitled Spirituals (to be released in 2022).