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 Cinderella in Into the Woods, Agnes in I Do! I Do!, Woman No. 2 in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and Emma in Jekyll & Hyde. In addition to performing in the chorus of numerous other productions, Ms. Mitchell has covered the roles of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Nedda in I Pagliacci. 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 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.
In addition to her varied singing career, Ms. Mitchell hosts the overnight shift on WCLV Classical 104.9.