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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    La bohème

  • Canadian Opera Company
  • Toronto, Canada
  • as Marcello

April 17 - May 22, 2019

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    Les pêcheurs de perles

  • Konzerthaus Dortmund
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • as Zurga

May 31, 2019

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  • Festival Napa Valley
  • Napa, California
  • "Opera Under the Stars"

July 12, 2019

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Latest News

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Rave Reviews for New York City Recital

April 23rd, 2019

In the renowned Crypt Recital Series, held by Death of Classical, Lucas was featured alongside his wife, pianist Irina Meachem. He performed a well-tailored and diverse program in the intimate basement of a Harlem crypt. For the sold-out evening, Lucas interpreted a selection of Old American songs by Aaron Copland, operatic arias, and the song (…)


Iolanta at the Metropolitan Opera

February 15th, 2019

For his 5th role at the illustrious Metropolitan Opera, Lucas Meachem sang Robert in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta. Alongside Sonya Yoncheva and Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Trelinski’s production of this one-act opera set the fairy-tale story. This concluded Lucas’ season at the Met, followed by his La Bohème performances last fall. Lucas sang Robert’s aria at the San (…)


A Red Carpet Night at The Viennese Opera Ball

February 2nd, 2019

For the annual red carpet event at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, the Viennese Opera Ball 2019 included operatic performances by Lucas Meachem, Nadine Sierra, Rihab Chaieb, Javier Camarena, and Ferruccio Furlanetto. The live performances were broadcast to millions of viewers on Austrian Television on February 11th. Lucas Meachem sang “Largo al factotum” (…)