Noah Mosley has worked on numerous productions in England and Europe as a conductor, assistant, répétiteur, composer and arranger. He has been music director of Helios Collective since 2014 which received an International Opera Award Foundation Bursary for 2016/17. With Helios Collective he has commissioned, conducted or toured over 10 new operas from as many composers. An opera composer himself, he was commissioned to compose a one act opera by Bury Court Opera for their 2017 season. Called Mad King Suibhne, based on the ancient Irish story, it premiered in March to critical acclaim.
Noah's many credits as conductor and/or music director include Piazzolla in Paris at the Reform Club, London, Salon Russes at the National Portrait Gallery, Hathaway - Eight Arias for a Bardic Life at Buxton Opera Festival and Copenhagen Opera Festival, María de Buenos Aires at The Vaults, Waterloo and Latitude Festival, two of his own chamber operas, July 20th, 1944 and A Last Farewell at the Bussey Building, Peckham, and conducting fellow at the Dartington International Summer School, conducting the Dartington Festival Orchestra. His conducting career started when he founded King’s College London Opera Company, which is still going strong today, conducting The Fairy Queen, West Side Story, Le Nozze di Figaro, and The Magic Flute. In 2012, Noah was the praktikant at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, assisting Justin Brown (GMD) on Tannhäuser and Gurre-Lieder.
Noah is committed to creating opera that speaks to a wide audience. He was music director at Woodbrook Summer Academy, Wexford, teaching, conducting and creating two new children's operas, performed by the children in the academy at the end of the course. He has been assistant music director and chorus master for Pimlico Opera twice, going into prison intensively for a month and a half, teaching and training people who may have never been in a show before to sing solo and chorus parts in a professional production. With Helios Collective he was part of starting up a series of popular opera club nights, and every year he works with talented young composers, librettists and directors in creating new operas as part of Helios Collective's contemporary opera development programme, Formations. His recording of three Baroque arias, his last session as music director of King's Opera, has over 23,000 YouTube views.
Noah has won numerous awards, including the Cameron Mackintosh Award for music at the National Student Drama Festival - conducting a production of Shaffer’s Amadeus - and the Outstanding Arrangement Award at the highly competitive 2012 Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella in the New York City Town Hall, America. The group performing the arrangement were placed 3rd, officially recognised as the third best college a cappella group in the world. Formations, the contemporary opera development programme of which he is co-producer and music director, was awarded an International Opera Awards Foundation Bursary for 2016 and 17. He was also accompanist to the winner of the John Kerr award, Isolde Roxby.
Noah's future engagements include a London premier of Mad King Suibhne, a new opera/oratorio commission, a tour of Il Letto (a Puccini show for two sopranos, actor and piano) to Buxton and Copenhagen Opera Festivals, a tour of La Vie en Rose (an Édith Piaf show for orchestra and singers) to Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux and We'll Meet Again (a new opera/play for orchestra, tenor and mezzo) at Torre del Lago, Italy.