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

Upcoming Performances

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    Don Giovanni

  • Chicago Lyric Opera
  • Chicago, United States
  • as Don Giovanni

Nov 11 - 30, 2019

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    Carmen

  • Teatro Regio Torino
  • Torino, Italia
  • as Escamillo (role debut)

Dec 10 - 22, 2019

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    The Queen of Spades

  • Chicago Lyric Opera
  • Chicago, United States
  • as Yeletsky (role debut)

Feb 15 - March 1, 2020

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Latest News

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Update: Don Giovanni at Chicago Lyric

November 1st, 2019

Lucas Meachem will star as the title role in Don Giovanni for 6 performances at the Chicago Lyric Opera. He will be replacing Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakhov. The production is of Robert Falls and James Gaffigan will conduct. Lucas has previously sung the role at Dresden Semperoper, Santa Fe Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Cincinnati (…)

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San Francisco Opera Opening Night

September 20th, 2019

For the 97th season of San Francisco Opera, opening night consisted of an exhilarating production of “Roméo et Juliette” with a stellar cast. Nadine Sierra and Pene Pati starred as the tragic lovers and Lucas Meachem sang the role of Mercutio. Yves Abel masterfully conducted and Jean-Louis Grinda directed. Lucas received the following acclaim: “Baritone (…)

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2019/20 Season Announcement

September 19th, 2019

Lucas Meachem released his upcoming operatic season dates and venues. His season includes two house debuts at Opera de Montréal and Teatro Regio di Torino, four role debuts, and performances with Opera national de Paris, Dallas Opera, Prague Philharmonia, San Francisco Opera, and Chicago Lyric. Follow this page for more info.

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