Hailed as “one of the most powerful and beautiful baritone voices you could hear”, American baritone Lucia Lucas is making waves on the operatic mainstages. Lucas has resided in Germany for the past decade and performs in cities all over the globe include Dublin, London, Brussels, Berlin, Torino, Essen, Daegu, Korea and the US.
This season, she made her role debut as Wotan in Die Walküre with Theater Magdeburg to great critical acclaim. Engagements this season also include the title role in Don Giovanni with Tulsa Opera, the baritone solo in Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2 with Wuppertal Oper, and a solo in Unknown, I Live with You, a concert inspired by Afghan female writers’ poems with The Airport Society in several venues throughout Europe.
Future seasons see role debúts in the title role of Rigoletto and as Balstrode in Peter Grimes.
Recent engagements include Hagen in the world prémiere of Surrogate/Götterdämmerung, Monterone in Rigoletto, Tchelio in Love of Three Oranges, Komtur in Don Giovanni, and the four villains in Les contes d'Hoffmann all with Oper Wuppertal; Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Lyric Opera of Dublin, and Escamillo in Carmen at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Lucas is very proud to have performed for many different venues and festivals such as specialty art festivals, queer venues and one-woman shows.
Wotan in Die Walküre
Alberich in Das Rheingold
Jochanaan in Salome
Holländer in Holländer
Don Pizarro in Fidelio
Villains in Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Mephistopheles in Gounod's Faust
Le Grand-Prêtre in Samson et Dalilah
Escamillo in Carmen
Thoas in Iphigenie en Tauride
Iago in Otello
Ford in Falstaff
Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro
Giovanni in Don Giovanni
Leporello in Don Giovanni
Nick Shadow in The Rake's Progress
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Lucia continues her journey deeper into her Wagner journey in the 18/19 season. Wotan in Walküre has been her dream role before she started singing and was watching from the pit in the horn section. She is happy to be debuting Wotan with Theater Magdeburg in September. She will also makes her Mainstage US debut with Tulsa Opera in the title role of Don Giovanni in May 2019. Details found in the calendar section.
Lucia Lucas spent so long trying to play a boy/man in real life, she is adept at playing men and is always happy to play a man onstage (so long as she doesn't have to play one in real life). She welcomes the majority of her work to be masculine presenting and her personal life to remain personal.
Lucia is very proud to have performed for many different venues and festivals. Specialty art festivals, queer venues and one woman shows have been integral to her singing and acting seasoning, but at the moment she is currently focusing on her mainstage career. You may always inquire about specialty shows through her representation.
Lucia Lucas singing Ford's Monologue from Verdi's Falstaff
foto by Andreas Lander
Please feel free to contact Lucia at her email address firstname.lastname@example.org She welcomes especially the queer arts community to directly communicate with her, but is happy to speak with any friendly respectful person.
For inquiries specifically work related, please contact her Management.
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