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Anna Bolena, Longborough Festival Opera, 2019 © Matthew Williams Ellis


In the 2022/23 season, Lukas Jakobski will return to the stage of the Irish National Opera in a new production of Rossini’s Guillaume Tell as Melchtal Senior and Walter Furst. In February 2023, the Polish bass will sing Archiereios in Szymanowski’s King Roger at the Polish National Opera, where he also will perform as Hobson in Mariusz Treliński’s new production of Britten’s Peter GrimesIn April 2023, he will make his Spanish debut with the Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid, conducted by Marzena Diakun.

Lukas Jakobski studied at the Royal College of Music, and was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where his roles included Angelotti in Tosca, Pietro in Simon Boccanegra (performances now available on DVD) and The King in Aida. He has returned to Covent Garden to sing Greek Captain in Les Troyens, Don Profondo in Il viaggio a Reims, Pistol in Falstaff and, most recently, Dr Grenvil in La traviata.

Elsewhere, he has performed with Classical Opera, Glyndebourne On Tour, Grange Park Opera, the Irish National Opera, the Opéra de Lyon, the Dutch National Opera, the Nederlandse Reisopera, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, the Polish National Opera and the Theater an der Wien. Concert engagements have included performances with the Academy of Ancient Music, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Ulster Orchestra, the Irish Baroque Orchestra, the Kymi Sinfonietta and the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra.

In the most recent seasons Lukas Jakobski sang the parts of Enrico in Anna Bolena and Commendatore in Don Giovanni for Longborough Festival Opera, Dziemba in Halka at the Theater an der Wien, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte for Irish National Opera, to return once more to the Theater an der Wien with Leuthold in Guillaume Tell. His latest engagements have also included Johannes-Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Messiah with the Hallé and Café Müller with the Pina Bausch Dance Company.

Amongst the artist’s engagements for the 2020/2021 season it is worth mentioning the part of Pistola in Falstaff at the Grange Park Opera. He started the 2021/2022 season with the part of Hobson in a premiere production of Peter Grimes at the Theater an der Wien and continued with stage debut at the Polish National Opera with the role of Montio in Barbara Radziwiłłówna.

Lucas Jakobski is represented in collaboration with Artistainternational.

∗ This biography can be edited only by Studio Kultura. Updated October 2022


Opera Repertoire

H. Berlioz, Les Troyens, Un capitaine grec
G. Bizet, Carmen, Zuniga
J. Bock, Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye
B. Britten, Peter Grimes, Hobson
G. Donizetti, Anna Bolena, Enrico VIII
Ch. Gounod, Romeo et Juliette, Frère Laurent
G. F. Händel, Acis and Galatea, Polyphemus
H. Jarecki, Barbara Radziwiłłówna, Montio
C. Monteverdi, Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Il Tempo, Antinoo, Nettuno
C. Monteverdi, L’Orfeo, Caronte
W. A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, Sarastro
W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni, Leporello, Commendatore
W. A. Mozart, Idomeneo, La voce di Nettuno
W. A. Mozart, La finta semplice, Don Cassandro
M. Musorgski, Boris Godunov, Varlaam

G. Puccini, La bohème, Colline
G. Rossini, Guillaume Tell, Leuthold, Melchthal, Walter Furst
G. Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Basilio
G. Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims, Don Profondo
P. Tchaikovsky, Cherevichki, A devil from Hell
P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Prince Gremin
G. Verdi, Aida, Il Re d'Egitto, Ramfis
G. Verdi, Falstaff, Pistola
G. Verdi, La traviata, Dottore Grenville
G. Verdi, Macbeth, Banquo, Medico
G. Verdi, Rigoletto, Sparafucile, Ceprano
G. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra, Fiesco, Pietro
G. Verdi, Un ballo in maschera, Samuel, Tom

Oratorio Repertoire

G. F. Händel, Aci, Galatea e Polifemo, Polifemo
G. F. Händel, La resurrezione, Lucifero
G. F. Händel, Messiah
J. S. Bach, Matthäus-Passion
J. S. Bach, Johannes-Passion
J. S. Bach, h-Moll-Messe
J. Haydn, Theresienmesse

W. A. Mozart, Requiem
W. A. Mozart, Coronation Mass
L. v. Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
F. Mendelssohn, Elias
G. Faure, Requiem
I. Stravinski, Pulcinella
G. Verdi, Requiem