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Lucas Tannous: Bio

Tenor Lucas Tannous is a native of Fairfax, Virginia. He completed his BM in vocal performance at Westminster Choir College in 2000, his MM in vocal performance at the University of Illinois School of Music in 2002, and his GPD from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in 2006. In the summer of 2002, Mr. Tannous was an apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera. Since then, he has performed several leading roles, including Il Conte d’Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Edgardo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor with Houston Opera in the Heights under the musical direction of Maestro William Weibel as well as Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, the Duke in Rigoletto and Tonio in La Fille du Régiment with Bel Cantanti Opera under the musical direction of Dr. Katerina Souvorova. In April/May 2008, Mr. Tannous had the great pleasure of making his debut as Rodolfo in the PSU Opera Theatre production of La Bohème, under the stage direction of Maestro Tito Capobianco and the musical direction of Maestro Ken Selden. He returned to Portland as Fenton in the 2009 PSU production of Falstaff. Mr. Tannous currently resides in NYC where he continues to perform in the NYC metropolitan area and is honored to collaborate with Maestro Pablo Zinger on a long-term recording project.