© Michael Pels Leusden
© Michael Pels Leusden

Lukas Enoch Lemcke

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Lukas Enoch Lemcke is already making a name for himself as a promising young bass of the next generation.

He has been a member of the ensemble at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich since the 2023/24 season. Since then, he has appeared there in roles such as Sarastro (The Magic Flute), Alidoro (La Cenerentola) and Prof. Würmchen (Der Vogelhändler).

In the 2021/22 season, made his debut at the Vienna State Opera and has since appeared in several productions there, including Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria and the title role in Ludger Vollmer’s opera Tschick. In March 2023, he gave his house debut as Sarastro (The Magic Flute) at the Baden State Theater in Karlsruhe, in a production by General Director Dr. Ulrich Peters.

He has appeared on the concert stage in works such as J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, the Missa Nativitatis Domini by J.D. Zelenka, the Messa di Gloria by Pietro Mascagni and Schubert’s Mass in B flat major. In winter 2025, he will perform the title role in Mendelssohn’s Paulus.

The young bass is also already in demand as a lieder singer. Recitals have taken him to Vienna, Regensburg and the Breisgau, among other places. Together with pianist Manfred Schiebel, he released his first CD in 2024 with art songs by Schubert, Loewe, Wolf and Strauss on the Preiser Classics label.

Lukas Enoch Lemcke comes from Regensburg. He received his initial training from the Regensburger Domspatzen and the tenor Brent Lee Damkier, among others. In 2017, he was offered a place on the preparatory course at the Private University of the City of Vienna for Music and Art under Prof. Manfred Equiluz. One year later, he became a regular student there and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in 2022. In the fall of the same year, he began his master’s degree with Prof. Karlheinz Hanser at the University of Music and Performing Arts, also in Vienna.

He received additional musical impulses from Prof. Helga Mayer-Wagner, Prof. Helge Dorsch, Dr. Christiane Iven, KS René Pape, KS Evgeny Nesterenko, Michael Kraus, Andrea Mastroni, Univ.-Prof. Justus Zeyen and Helmut Deutsch, with whom recitals are in the planning stages.

In October 2022, Lukas Enoch Lemcke was awarded the Gottlob-Frick Medal at the award’s 25th anniversary celebrations and opened the ceremony with music. In 2023, he placed in the Ada Sari Competition and came 2nd in the Anneliese Rothenberger Competition.

March 2024 – For the most recent biography please contact Nicola Kamphausen