Jay Lucas Chacon
Jay Lucas Chacon joins On Site Operas production of Paisiello’ Il Barbiere di Siviglia Jay after having performed the role of Figaro with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble.
Recently, Jay made his international debut in Montréal as a guest artist with L’Institut Canadien d’Art Vocal performing the role of Rodolfo in the Leoncavallo La bohème, as wel as the role of Brently in Michael Valenti’ Story of an Hour with Gramercy Opera. Jay made his mainstage debut with New Camerata Opera in their production of the zarzuela El Barbero de Sevilla in the role of Benito. Jay also joined NCO’s branch of opera on film, CamerataWorks for their commission of Whitney George’ opera Julie which premiered this past spring. In 2019, Jay created the role of Richard in the premiere of David Chesky’s opera La Farranucci with Operavocateur Productions.
In 2018, Jay has been seen with Center for Contemporary Opera in their Developmental Series as the Soldier in Scott Wheeler’ The Sorrows of Frederick. Jay returned to dell’Arte Opera Ensemble in the American premiere of Salieri’ La Cifra creating the role of Sandrino. During the summer of 2017, Jay returned to Apotheosis Opera, performing the role of The Count in Capriccio. Earlier that year, Jay debuted with Bronx Opera as George Page in Sir John in Love. Jay has also had performances with Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre as Innkeeper/Governor in Man of La Mancha, covering Schaunard in La bohème with Saint Petersburg Opera Company.