Marcello at The Metropolitan Opera

January 1st, 2019

For his second return in this role at The Metropolitan Opera, Lucas performed Marcello with an all-star cast. Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano, Christian Van Horn, and Angel Blue sang in Zeffierelli’s legendary production. James Gaffigan conducted. Lucas received notable reviews: “The duet sung by Rodolfo and Marcello as they lament the absence of their respective beloveds — (…)


Barber of Seville Reprisal for Michigan Opera Debut

November 29th, 2018

For his 16th production and 62nd performance of Figaro, Lucas debuted his signature role at Michigan Opera Theatre. He reunited with Daniela Mack (Rosina), Alek Shrader (Almaviva), and Maestro Christopher Allen in the pit. Christopher Mattaliano directed this hilarious production, complete with colorful costumes and comedic moments.  


Lucas Launches Into Verdi

October 25th, 2018

For one of the most anticipated moments in his career, Lucas Meachem stepped into Verdi repertoire with his first role, Germont from La traviata. With his vocal development finally ready for the robustness of this legendary role, Lucas brought his first Verdi to the D.C. area along with his house debut at Washington National Opera in (…)


Opening Night at Grafenegg Music Festival

September 25th, 2018

Britten’s War Requiem, with its power and poignance, was the opening selection for Grafenegg’s highly acclaimed classical music festival. Set in the Austrian countryside, the concert featured Lucas in his debut as the baritone soloist, alongisde Christian Elsner and Anna Samuil. Yutaka Sado conducted the Tonkunstler Orchestra. The performance was nationally televised.


Lucas steps in last-minute at Classical Tahoe Festival

August 6th, 2018

Making a last-minute appearance at the Classical Tahoe Festival, Lucas stepped in for an ailing colleague singing two concerts with this world-class orchestra. He sang baritone hits such as “Largo al factotum” from Barber of Seville, “Avant de quitter” from Faust, and “Soliloquy” from Carousel. Joel Revzen conducted these two nights in the magical setting of (…)