Soprano Laquita Mitchell consistently earns acclaim on eminent international opera and concert stages, including performances with Los Angeles Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Washington National Opera, Opéra Comique in Paris, and the New York Philharmonic, to name a few. Notable engagements include Bess in Porgy and Bess with San Francisco Opera, Margaret Island Open-Air Theatre in Budapest, and the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra; Violetta in La traviata with New York City Opera and Opera Memphis; Coretta Scott King in I Dream with Opera Grand Rapids and Opera Carolina; and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Florentine Opera and Portland Opera.
As an active concert artist, Ms. Mitchell has sung in the world premiere of Paul Moravec’s Sanctuary Road at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and in the world premiere of composer Steven Stucky’s August 4, 1964 with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Mitchell is a Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Prize Winner.