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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    The Queen of Spades

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

Feb 15 - March 1, 2020

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    Don Carlo

  • The Dallas Opera
  • Texas, United States
  • as Rodrigo (role debut)

March 20 - 28, 2020

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    Il Barbiere di Siviglia

  • The Dallas Opera
  • Texas, United States
  • as Figaro

April 24 - May 10, 2020

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Latest News

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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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“clearly revealed as one of the finest Don G’s of our era”

February 5th, 2020

Lucas Meachem sang the title role at Lyric Opera of Chicago’s fall production of Don Giovanni as a last-minute replacement. He starred alongside Matthew Rose, Amanda Majeski, Rachel Willis-Sørenson, and Benjamin Bliss with James Gaffigan conducting. Read below reviews of his riveting performance: “Lucas Meachem, who is completely convincing as Giovanni both vocally and dramatically. (…)

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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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