"Leandro Lacava is a real prince, with soaring high Cs, good looks and commanding stage presence. This singer just gets better with each stage appearance."
Mary Jane Doerr (Petoskey News)
At home on both the musical theater and operatic stages, Leandro Lacava has performed roles ranging from Don Ramiro in Rossini’s Cenerentola to Schroeder in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Mr. Lacava was Hylas in the Brazilian premier of Les Troyens at the prestigious Amazonas Festival of Opera. Recently he shared the stage with Brazilian leading lady Christiane Torloni as Anthony Candolino in the Tony award-wining play, Master Class.
Mr Lacava’s first operatic performance was in the world premiere of the opera A Carta by Brazilian composer Elomar Figueira Mello. Subsequent roles in his home country include Conde Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Hylas in Berlioz’s Les Troyens, Frick in Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne, and the Messenger in Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila. Performances in the United States include Don Ramiro in Rossini’s Cenerentola, Frederick in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance, Catullus in Carl Orff’s Catulli Carmina, and Filch in John Gay’s The Beggars Opera. Leandro has also performed oratorio and sacred music at several venues in Portugal and Italy, including a performance at Vatican City of the Missa Longa em Ré Menor by Brazilian composer Marconi Araújo, at which Pope John Paul II was in attendance and which was broadcast on national Italian television.
After several years singing classical music exclusively, the singer successfully branched into the realm of musical theater. Mr. Lacava has performed the roles of Nicky/Trekkie in Avenue Q, Schroeder in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Tony Harwell in New York, New York, and Anthony Candolino in Masterclass, where he played an opera singer. Leandro’s voice has also appeared in the Brazilian versions of several Disney and Discovery Kids TV series, including Sofia, the first; The 7D; Mike, the Knight; Gravity Falls; as well as the feature film Oz: the Great and Powerful.
Leandro Lacava's last professional appearance was as Anthony Candolino in the Tony award-wining play, Master Class, 2015-2016 season, when he shared the stage with Brazilian leading lady Christiane Torloni .