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

"clearly revealed as one of the finest Don G’s of our era."

— 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 (canceled)

  • Opéra National de Paris
  • Paris, France
  • as Marcello

June 13 - July 11, 2020

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    Recital | "American Baritone"

  • Bradshaw Performing Arts Venue
  • Pinehurst, North Carolina

July 18, 2020

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    Tannhäuser

  • Los Angeles Opera
  • California, United States
  • as Wolfram

Oct 17 - Nov 7, 2020


Latest News

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COVID-19 Cancellations

April 1st, 2020

The dire COVID-19 situation has left us at a global crisis, resulting in halting life to a complete stop, including the arts. Music institutions and venues around the world have gone dark. For Lucas, this meant the cancellation of two productions with The Dallas Opera: his debut as Rodrigo in Verdi’s Don Carlo and his (…)

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“the finest vocal moment of the night” | Yeletsky at Lyric Opera

March 30th, 2020

For his second role with Lyric Opera of Chicago this season (Don Giovanni, fall), Lucas Meachem sang Prince Yeletsky in Richard Jones’ production of Queen of Spades. Sondra Radvanovsky and Brandon Jovanovich rounded out the cast of Tchaikovsky’s romantic thriller. “Baritone Lucas Meachem hardly could have brought more warmth of tone or feeling to this (…)

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Escamillo Debut in Torino

February 6th, 2020

As the bullfighter and romancer of the seductress Carmen, Lucas Meachem starred as Escamillo at the Teatro Regio di Torino. This was his long-awaited debut of the role and his first appearance on the Italian operatic stage since 2008. His Carmen was Varduhi Abrahamyan and Don José was Andrea Carè. Giacomo Sagripanti masterfully conducted the production (…)

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