Elizabeth Harmetz’ uniquely beautiful voice, true artistic integrity, and deep commitment to her craft define and inspire her every moment on stage.


A sampling of her opera soprano roles include Despina in Cosi Fan Tutte, Mimi in La Boheme, Valencienne in The Merry Widow, and Rosina in The Barber of Seville. A versatile singing/actor she once played both Susanna and Cherubino in the same production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro alternating roles from one night to the next. In February she will debut as Pamina in The Magic Flute with the Los Angeles Metropolitan.


Enhancing Elizabeth’s vocal and artistic range is her sincere love of musical theater. Earlier this year Elizabeth Harmetz gave a special request encore performance of Eliza in My Fair Lady alongside Michael Allinson who is said to have performed Higgins on Broadway and off more than any other person in history. A personal record of her own is the number of different roles she has performed in one work: Rapunzel, Stepmother, Granny, and Cinderella’s Mother all from Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim. Other favorite soprano theater roles include Kate in Kiss Me Kate, Sonia in Godspell, and Laurey in Oklahoma!


Elizabeth is also passionate about the development of new works and created the soprano role of Marlene the zealous stage director for the world premiere of Red, White, and Blue by Susan Asbjornson. Currently she is immersed in the role of Mercedes for a new musical opera by Cody Gillette and Kai Coffer based on the Dumas novel The Count of Monte Cristo. Elizabeth Harmetz also tours regularly in Red Riding Hood (AKA Revenge of the Ninja) and The Three Little Pigs with Once Upon an Opera, a company devoted to introducing and exciting children about classical music.


In addition to recording several roles for the new demo cast recording for Monte Cristo Elizabeth’s solo CD Stars Fill the Sky “showcases her grand sound and range.” For complete review: talkinbroadway.com She will release her sophmore CD later this year.


Elizabeth Harmetz, American Opera Soprano