A clear baritone whose fragments can pierce the soul, Lucas Meachem has it all.Forum Opera
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 2019-20 season includes a house debut at Teatro Regio di Torino, four role debuts, and performances with Opéra national de Paris, Dallas Opera, Prague Philharmonia, San Francisco Opera, and Chicago Lyric Opera.
Una noche de canciones in Tequila, México
For a small, socially-distanced private recital, Lucas Meachem sang a night of art songs and arias in Tequila, México. The venue was a unique one—an antique tequila bar part of the Casa José Cuervo where the Don Juan Beckmann Opera Studio Cultural Festival is held. Lucas spent four days after the recital teaching and coaching the opera singers of the studio and sharing his craft with them. At the piano was his wife Irina Meachem.
A highlight of the evening was the encore performance of “Estrellita” by Manuel Maria Ponce, Lucas’ gift to the invited guests of the special evening.
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“Meachem is a vocalist of consummate artistry..” | Merola RecitalLucas Meachem, alongside his wife at the piano Irina Meachem, performed a recital as part of the inaugural live stream series with the Merola Opera Program. From the Mill City Museum ruins, the Meachems performed a recital of arias that Lucas sang on the War Memorial Opera stage in San Francisco. The live stream experience […]
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New Album Release | Penderecki’s St Luke Passion
The opening night of Salzburger Festspiele in 2018 consisted of Krzysztof Penderecki’s monumental work, St. Luke Passion. This hauntingly beautiful score is a pillar of 20th-century music. Lucas Meachem sang the baritone solo alongside soprano Sarah Wegener and bass Matthew Rose. Kent Nagano conducted the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal for this epic evening in all its atonal glory.
Now streaming on all major platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Spotify.
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COVID-19 CancellationsThe 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 OperaFor 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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Lucas Meachem in Thaïs: "Voilà donc la terrible cité!"