For over a decade, Angela Mitchell has carved out a successful dual career as a classically trained soprano and a radio host, winning over audiences both on stage and on the air. She has appeared with Cleveland Opera Theater, The Cleveland Opera, the Akron Symphony, Great Lakes Light Opera, Mid-Ohio Opera, Theatre in the Circle, French Creek Theater, Lorain Community Music Theater, and Houston-area opera companies including Lone Star Lyric, Opera in the Heights, and Kingwood Summer Opera. She is also a member of Quire Cleveland, a professional choral group that performs nine centuries of a cappella repertoire.
As a light lyric soprano, Ms. Mitchell’s recent operatic roles include Musetta in La Bohème, Nannetta in Falstaff, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, Mademoiselle Silberklang in The Impresario, Kate in The Pirates of Penzance, Lucilla in La scala di seta, Pauline in La vie parisienne, and Young Amelia in Daron Hagen’s Amelia. Her musical theater credits include Agnes in I Do! I Do!, Cinderella in Into the Woods, Woman No. 2 in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and Emma in Jekyll & Hyde. As a strong proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Mitchell frequently collaborates with composers, and gave the world premieres of Voice of the Lake by Margaret Brouwer and Sappho Fragments by Joel Zigman.
Ms. Mitchell is also a classical radio host for WCLV Classical 104.9. She hosts WCLV All Night, If It Ain’t Baroque, Classical Weekend, and select episodes of First Fridays and Cleveland Ovations. She served as executive producer on the award-winning Star Wars special, The Score Awakens. Previously, she spent several years working as a technology consultant for Deloitte Consulting.
Ms. Mitchell holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Houston, where she studied voice with Cynthia Clayton and acting with Buck Ross. She earned a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Science in Business at the University of Minnesota.