"Russian and French Nights"
Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Folk Themes
Tchaikovsky: Robert’s aria from Iolanta
Gounod: “Avant de quitter ces lieux” from Faust
Lucas Meachem, baritone
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”
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 and “A rock star of opera” (Opera Pulse).
Named the winner of San Francisco Opera’s inaugural “Emerging Star of the Year” Award in 2016, Lucas Meachem enjoys a busy career at the most important opera houses across the United States and Europe.
Meacham’s sensational 2018 summer season has included house debuts at festivals such as the Salzburg Festspiele, and a surprise appearance at the Classical Tahoe festival. Meachem starts his 2018/19 season with performances at Washington National and Michigan Opera Theatre, then returns to the Metropolitan Opera for two productions, singing Marcello in La Bohème, and Robert in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta.
A regular performer across Europe, Meachem has performed with the Vienna Staatsoper, Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival, Opéra National de Paris, Bayerische Staatsoper, Royal Opera House, and many other prestigious venues.
In addition to the Metropolitan Opera, other notable performances in Meachem’s American career include productions with houses such as the San Francisco Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Santa Fe Opera, New Orleans Opera, and Los Angeles Opera where he gave his Grammy award-winning performance of Figaro in The Ghosts of Versailles.
Classical Tahoe is happy to announce our meal partnership with Sunshine Deli
Dinner will be served buffet style in the courtyard next to the Pavilion from 5:45pm-6:45 pm *utensils and plates provided.
Beverages sold separably by Cymbal Foundation as a fundraiser.
Beer and Wine available for purchase by Incline Spirits & Cigar.
Dinner is freshly made each night by Sunshine Deli
Classical Tahoe concerts take place in the Classical Tahoe Pavilion on the campus of Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada.
This Artistic Programming is generously supported by the Firefly Scientists’ Foundation.
Repertoire and Guest Artists subject to change.