Stearns Lecture Concert

The Dodworth Saxhorn Band

7:30 p.m., Oct. 16th, 2018

Glenn Watkins Hall, University of Michigan

School of Music, Theater, & Dance, Ann Arbor


The Dodworth Saxhorn Band and DSB Vocalist Elizabeth Mitchell are thrilled to invite you to the Stearns Lecture Concert STARRING their antique brass and percussion instruments. This concert is FREE and open to the public and will be presented in the Glenn Watkins Lecture Hall at the UM School of Music, Theater and Dance in their hometown of Ann Arbor. They are honored to be included in the Virginia Martin Howard Lecture Series which features presentations by distinguished international scholars and performers. To learn more about the DSB, click here.



​​Così fan tutte by W. A. Mozart

Oper im Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

August 13th & 15th, 2015

Role of Dorabella


Elizabeth was thrilled to return to Oper im Park for the 2015 season and to sing the role of Dorabella in Mozart's classic opera "Così fan tutte." This was Elizabeth's debut as Dorabella and she loved returning to the Austrian Alps. For more information about Oper im Park, click here

9th Annual ​​​Lucy Ann Lance 

Hometown Christmas Show

WLBY 1290 AM Radio

​December 9th, 2017


Elizabeth was proud to return to the airwaves as part of the Dodworth Duo singing with her musical partner Ted Badgerow. The two sang traditional Christmas music accompanied by Ted on guitar. To listen to a clip online, just click here.

Past Performances & Reviews

Hänsel und Gretel

Die Knusperhexe & Die Mutter (Gertrud)

Engelbert Humperdinck

Oper im Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

7:30pm August 14th, & 16th, 2014


Elizabeth Mitchell made her EUROPEAN DEBUT August 2014 in the beautiful Austrian Alps! In addition to playing the dreaded Gingerbread Witch, she also sang Gertrud, the children's mother. Both parts marked role debuts and were performed outdoors in St. Anton's beautiful Museum park. Learn more by visiting the Oper im Park website.

Upcoming Performances


In a Winter Garden

Michigan Philharmonic & Main Street Opera Theatre

8 p.m., November 30, 2018

Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Plymouth, MI 


Elizabeth is delighted to announce that she will sing the role of the Nun in Libbey Larsen's stunning piece "In a Winter Garden." Embark on an introspective musical journey, navigating the duality of darkness and light with one of the most renowned chorale composers of our time, Libby Larsen.  In a Winter Garden brings together orchestra, chorus and soloists sharing a musical reflection on Advent and all its various moods and themes. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Suzuki in Madama Butterfly

Opera Western Reserve

7:30 p.m., November 16th, 2018,

Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio


Elizabeth is thrilled to be making her debut with Opera Western Reserve as Suzuki in Puccini's classic opera "Madama Butterfly." A popular opera, Madama Butterfly tells the story of a young Japanese geisha who clings to the hope that her relationship with a visiting American naval officer is loving and permanent. Click here to buy your tickets today!


Battle Creek Concert

The Dodworth Duo

12 p.m., September 28th, 2018

The Kool Family Community Center


Elizabeth is thrilled to be performing  with her musical partner David Andrews for the Kool Family Community. This concert will be FREE and is open to the public, so come on by!


The Dodworth Duo performs music of the 19th century. Accompanied by guitar, banjo, harmonica, fife, etc., the Duo sings classic American songs such as "Clementine", working songs like "Erie Canal", and cowboy tunes like "Red River Valley". In addition to being delightfully entertaining, the Dodworth Duo also educates and gives audiences a taste of American music of the past. To learn more,  click here.


Opera on Tap: Things that go bump in the night...at the top of their lungs!

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Program at 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 2nd, 2018, Sidetrack Bar & Grill, Ypsilanti


Opera on Tap will be visited the darker characters of opera: witches, devils, ghosts, serial killers and more. Missing this event will haunt you forever, so answer our summons and appear! Opera on Tap is a group of artists devoted to combating opera's snooty reputation by performing operatic repertoire in fun, relaxed venues. Dinner reservations start at 6:30pm and the program will begin at 8:30pm.  For your reservation, call Sidetrack at (734) 483-5230 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. To learn more, click here.


Elizabeth Mitchell 
Mezzo-Soprano

Reviews


"UMGASS newcomer and U-M Alumna Elizabeth Mitchell as Lady Blanche turns in an excellent performance and keeps the lady undergraduates in order."


Eli Neburger, PULP

Lady Blanche in "Princess Ida" by Gilbert and Sullivan

University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society



"Strong ensemble acting and singing is turned in by Elizabeth Mitchell. Ms. Mitchell lights up the stage in Act III with a solo and a fabulous diva turn in a dress fit for Mardi Gras."


David Kiley, Encore Michigan

Flora/Charlotte in "La Traviata" by Verdi

Arbor Opera Theater



"Elizabeth Mitchell was wonderful as Mrs. VanDare."


Kelly Ferjutz, Cool Cleveland

"The Firefly" by Friml

Ohio Light Opera



"Elizabeth Mitchell made Charlotte Lucas into a warm and loving woman, who, although she knew her worth, could easily see herself as wife to Mr. Collins."


Kelly Ferjutz, Cool Cleveland

​"Pride and Prejudice" by Baker/Jacobs

Ohio Light Opera



"Frasquita and Mercedes (Elizabeth Mitchell) both sang and acted their roles well as the caring gypsy friends of Carmen. Their quintet in the second act was one of the highlights of the afternoon."


Dina Soresi Winter, Italian Tribune

"Carmen" by Bizet

Arbor Opera Theater



"Elizabeth Mitchell, who portrayed Lady Jane, entertained audiences with her witty, full-blown humor."


Leslie Pearce-Keating, The Daily Record

"Patience" by Gilbert and Sullivan

Ohio Light Opera


La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

Role of Flora/Charlotte

Arbor Opera Theater

June 11th & 13th, 2015


​​​Considered one of Verdi's masterpieces, La Traviata is an achingly beautiful tale of a young woman yearning for love and yet condemned by society. AOT artistic director Shawn McDonald created a new English adaptation in collaboration with the National Network of Depression Centers to explore the stigma surrounding mental illness.