Elizabeth Sarian, mezzo-soprano, is often regarded for her lovely rich tone and sensitive artistry. During the 2015-2016 season, Elizabeth's opera credits included Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) with the Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival in Italy, Dorabella (cover) (Così fan tutte), Mae Jones (Street Scene), Third Lady (The Magic Flute), and the World premiere of Hattie Lawton (The Baltimore Plot) by Kyle Krause. In competition, Elizabeth was a finalist in Peabody’s concerto competition where she performed selections from Gustav Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn.
Past credits include Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas), Melissa (Princess Ida), Mathurine (L’ivrogne corrige) by Gluck, and Marie (Die Verschworenen by Schubert. Elizabeth has previously won First place in both the NATS Eastern Region Competition and the NATS-NYC student auditions, as well as placing third in the NATS-NYC student auditions twice consecutively.
Originally from Long Island, New York, Elizabeth is a graduate of Hofstra University, where she earned her Bachelor’s in Music Performance. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University under the tutelage of Dr. Stanley Cornett.