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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    Concert

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

July 12, 2019

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    Roméo et Juliette

  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco, United States
  • as Mercutio

Sept 6 - Oct 1, 2019

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    Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Opera de Montréal
  • Montreal, Canada
  • as Enrico (role debut)

Nov 9 - 17, 2019

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Latest News

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Last-Minute Replacement at Bilbao Opera

June 9th, 2019

For their production of Bizet’s “Les Pecheurs de perles” at the Opera de Bilbao, Lucas stepped in for ailing colleague Mariusz Kwiecen in the role of Zurga. The four performances also included tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Maria Jose Moreno. This was Lucas’ debut at the prominent house and this second time performing the role. (…)

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Canadian Opera Company Debut

May 29th, 2019

For his first time at the Canadian Opera Company, Lucas sang the role of Marcello in Puccini’s La Boheme. Joining him onstage were tenor Atalla Ayan as well as soprano Angel Blue with whom he previously sang the same role with earlier this season at the Metropolitan Opera. Andriana Chuchman and Brandon Cedel rounded out (…)

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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 (…)

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