The Baritone Blog

by Lucas Meachem, Operatic Baritone



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I won a Grammy!

Our production of Los Angeles Opera's Ghosts of Versailles was recorded live and released as a CD late last year. The whole show was an extravagance and the conductor James Conlon led us strongly through the challenging but exciting piece. I sang 'Figaro' in his later years and it was so fun interpreting a character that I've grown close to over the years from singing many a Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Le Nozze di Figaro. For those who missed the live performance, here is my aria, "They Wish They Could Kill Me."