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A Winning Barber…
“San Francisco Opera’s The Barber of Seville takes its inspiration, appropriately enough, from its title. Two things stand out about this production: Lucas Meacham’s charismatic Figaro and the timeless, colorful Seville envisioned and realized by the all-Spanish production team. The result is buoyant and engaging, despite an uneven cast and some blocking missteps. “As Figaro, Lucas Meacham drew all eyes See More »
At The Bar: Summer 2015, Interview
“It’s a chilly Friday afternoon in New York, and Meachem, a stylish gray scarf wrapped around his neck, has escaped the maddening swirl of photo shoots, soirées and rehearsals dominating his calendar to kick off the weekend…” See the full interview: LISTEN: LIFE WITH MUSIC & CULTURE (in PDF format)
What’s On Stage: 28 May 2015, in La Bohème
“Royal Opera audiences were deprived of an earlier chance to hear American soprano Jennifer Rowley when she was summarily dropped, amid unwelcome publicity, from the cast of Robert le Diable. That was in 2012. Three years on she's back, a ravishing vocal presence, to sing a bewitching Musetta alongside the expressive and deftly characterised Marcello of her fellow-countryman Lucas Meachem.” See More »
Music OMH: 26 May 2015, in La Bohème
“Lucas Meachem is an outstanding Marcello, never putting a foot wrong as he asserts his rich and powerful baritone, and the benefits of having such a strong central quartet really come to the fore in Act III. We can fully appreciate the differences between the relationships of Rodolfo and Mimì, and Marcello and Musetta (one spiritual, perfect but transitory, the See More »