Grammy-nominated American countertenor Reginald Mobley is renowned for his interpretation of the baroque, classical, and modern repertoire, and has a prolific career on both sides of the Atlantic. An advocate for diversity in music and its programming, Mobley is the programming consultant for the Handel and Haydn Society and holds the position of Visiting Artist for Diversity Outreach with the Baroque ensemble Apollo’s Fire.
Mobley’s 2022-23 Season in the U.S. will begin at Miller Theatre at Columbia University followed by his debut with New York Philharmonic in the Messiah, which he will also sing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He will also be featured as a soloist in Carmina Burana with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in concerts with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver, and Seraphic Fire. In addition to performing regularly with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, Seraphic Fire, and Agave Baroque, Mobley’s previous engagements in the U.S. have included concerts with Opera Lafayette, Blue Heron, Orchestra of St Luke’s, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver, and in Europe with the Orchester Wiener Akademie, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble, Netherlands Bach Society, Opéra de Lausanne, among others. He has been touring and recording for the past ten years with John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra; a European tour is scheduled for spring 2023.
Mobley’s first solo album with Alpha Classics will be released in June 2023, showcasing a collection of spirituals accompanied by the French pianist Baptiste Trotignon. He has performed on numerous recordings including American Originals, a collection of spirituals with Agave Baroque, for which he received a Grammy nomination in 2022.