Lucas Meachem

"A clear baritone whose fragments can pierce the soul, Lucas Meachem has it all."

— Forum Opera

Lucas Meachem

"His beautiful baritone encapsulates all that is worth revering in opera as an art form."

— Broadway World

Lucas Meachem

"Singing easily with a big, ripe baritone, Meachem was vocally faultless and a natural actor."

— Classical Chicago Review

Lucas Meachem

"...[an] earnest, appealing baritone."

— New York Times

Lucas Meachem

"A natural performer, this rock star of opera held the audience in thrall from the first raised eyebrow, dazzling everyone with the power and beauty of his voice."

— Opera Pulse

His voice… is truly lustrous. It’s immensely characterful and flexible and he really knows how to use it. At full throttle it’s darkly threatening…

— The Arts Desk

Grammy Award-winning baritone Lucas Meachem is one of the most accomplished, in-demand singers of the moment, captivating audiences around the world with his “earnest appealing baritone” (The New York Times) and “commanding presence” San Francisco Chronicle. “A rock star of opera” (Opera Pulse), Meachem’s 2018-19 season includes three highly anticipated North American house debuts with Washington National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, and Michigan Opera Theatre. […] — See Full Bio »

Lucas Meachem

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  • Carolina Performing Arts
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Moeser Auditiorium in Hill Hall

Feb 24, 2019

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    Artist in Residence

  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Department of Music

Feb 25 - March 1, 2019



  • Arts Council of Moore County
  • Southern Pines, North Carolina
  • Sunrise Theatre

March 4, 2019

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Latest News

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Marcello at The Metropolitan Opera

January 1st, 2019

For his second return in this role at The Metropolitan Opera, Lucas performed Marcello with an all-star cast. Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano, Christian Van Horn, and Angel Blue sang in Zeffierelli’s legendary production. James Gaffigan conducted. Lucas received notable reviews: “The duet sung by Rodolfo and Marcello as they lament the absence of their respective beloveds — (…)


Barber of Seville Reprisal for Michigan Opera Debut

November 29th, 2018

For his 16th production and 62nd performance of Figaro, Lucas debuted his signature role at Michigan Opera Theatre. He reunited with Daniela Mack (Rosina), Alek Shrader (Almaviva), and Maestro Christopher Allen in the pit. Christopher Mattaliano directed this hilarious production, complete with colorful costumes and comedic moments.  


Lucas Launches Into Verdi

October 25th, 2018

For one of the most anticipated moments in his career, Lucas Meachem stepped into Verdi repertoire with his first role, Germont from La traviata. With his vocal development finally ready for the robustness of this legendary role, Lucas brought his first Verdi to the D.C. area along with his house debut at Washington National Opera in (…)