Lucas Singer grew up in a family of musicians in the Rhineland. He studied piano at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen and began training as a singer with his father Hartmut Singer before moving to the University for Music and Dance in Cologne, where he studied with Mechthild Georg. He also attended masterclasses with Kurt Moll, Reinhard Leisenheimer, Margaret Singer and Helen Donath. He began performing on the opera stage in a variety of university productions. In summer 2010 he sang the role of Johann Friedrich Oberlin in Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz at Münster Theatre and appeared as Sarastro and the Speaker in Die Zauberflöte at the National Theatre in Managua, Nicaragua in Autumn 2011. During his studies he also appeared in numerous productions for children at Cologne Opera. He has a busy concert schedule and has performed on CD recordings, including Bach’s Mass in B minor on the Spektral label. Concert tours and guest performances have taken him to the USA and Central America. Lucas Singer is a graduate of the masters programme at the Centre of International Arts Management in Cologne and he holds a scholarship from the city’s Richard Wagner Association. Since the 2012/13 season he has been a member of the International Opera Studio of Cologne Opera. To date he has appeared as Rochefort (Anna Bolena), a Knight (Parsifal), a Senator and Citizen (Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten) and the First Apprentice (Wozzeck). His roles in children’s opera productions include the title role in Andreas Tarkmann’s Räuber Hotzenplotz, Wilhelm Grimm in Cinderella by Wolf-Ferrari and Jupiter in Orphée aux enfers by Offenbach.
Current as of April 2014