About Elizabeth

“DeShong was an unstoppable presence. Others have gone all out with the acting, both comic and plaintive, but DeShong combined it with one of the finest new voices to be heard at the Met…”

- Opera News

Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong has developed a reputation as “one of the most intelligent stage performers of her generation (Opera News).” Lauded equally for her musicianship and commanding stage presence, she has established herself as a regular on concert and operatic stages worldwide.

The 2022-2023 season marks DeShong’s return to San Francisco Opera, where she will debut the role of ‘Octavia’ in the world premiere of John Adams’ “Antony and Cleopatra”. 2023 includes a tour of Handel’s Alcina (Bradamante) with Les Musiciens du Louvre and Marc Minkowski, followed by her Dallas Opera debut as ‘Dorabella’ in Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” ...

Upcoming Schedule

Mar 24, 26, 29, Apr 1, 2023

Così fan tutte

The Dallas Opera at Winspear Opera House
Dallas, TX

The women have the last laugh when the men they plan to marry come up with a really bad idea: egged on by a cynical old bachelor, the guys decide to put their fiancées to the “fidelity test.” Big mistake—as the resulting romantic debacle demonstrates! Mozart does it again, with glorious music fueling comedy that cuddles right up to a calamity just waiting to happen.

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Albums

Madama Butterfly Glyndebourne

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