In the 19/20 season, Ariana Lucas looks forward to continuing in the ensemble at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. She will reprise her role of Amastre in Max Emmanuel Cencics critically acclaimed production of Serse. An additional performance has been added, so get your tickets soon before it completely sells out! Other exciting repertoire to be announced soon.
Ariana Lucas began her 18/19 season as a finalist in 9. Internationale Gesangswettbewerb for Wagner Stimmen where she was awarded the Peter-Selbach-Förderpreis. Her performances of Siegfried Erda and Waltraute were lauded as 'hervorragend' and 'überzeugend'. She will be a 2019 Stipendiatin of the Richard-Wagner-Verband Ammersee.
In 18/19 Ariana Lucas made her role and country debut as Fricka in DieWalküre with Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, China. Other guest engagements include performances of Gertrud in Romeo and Juliette at Luzerner Theater and at Theater Aachen, where she jumped in for the premiere to great success. She sang the Alto Solo in St. Matthew Passion at Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg and returns to Wuppertaler Buehnen in the role of Brigitta in a new production of Die Tote Stadt.
At Badisches Staatstheater, Ariana Lucas made her Händel debut in the Internationale Händel Festpiele as Amastre in Max Emanuel Cencic's new Production of Serse. She also sang 1. Magd in Keith Warner's Elektra and reprised her roles of Ute in Die lustigen Nibelungen and 3. Dame in Die Zauberflöte.
In the 15/16 season, Ariana Lucas made her German debut as Erda in David Hermann's new production of Das Rheingold at Badisches Staatstheater, Karslruhe to critical acclaim. She returned as a frequent guest in the 16/17 season singing Erda, as well as Schwertleite in Yuval Sharon's new production of Die Walküre and Mademoiselle Dangeville in Adriana Lecouvreur.
In 17/18 She joined the ensemble in Karlsruhe. She was also heard as Erda in Das Rheingold in Bielefeld and as Flosshilde in Jay Scheibs thrilling new production of Goetterdaemmerung/ Surrogate Cities at Wuppertaler Buehnen.
The native Californian received her Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she was a recipient of the James H. Schwabacher Jr. Scholarship. Additional awards and scholarships include the Dorothy Augusta Memorial Music Scholarship, the Asya Pleschach Schlolarship for Young Singers, the Young Artist Scholarship from the San Jose Music Study Club, and 1. Prize in the Bertha Stever / Pascal Mounk Memorial Scholarship Competition.
Ariana Lucas continued her training at Voice Studio München with Camilla Ueberschaer with whom she currently studies.
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