Western Australian Opera
Lachlann Lawton is a Western Australian Baritone and a 2021 Wesfarmers Arts Young Artist with West Australian Opera.
In 2020 Lachlann performed the role of Ben in West Australian Opera’s digital performance of The Telephone by Menotti and covered the role of Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte.
Lachlann completed a Master of Music at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England and studied with esteemed baritone Quentin Hayes. At the RNCM Lachlann performed the roles of The Pilgrim (The Pilgrims Progress), Marco and cover Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi), Peter (Hansel and Gretel) and Escamillo (Carmen).
Lachlann completed a Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance and a Graduate Diploma of Music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) under the teaching of both Patricia Price and Michael Lewis. Whilst at WAAPA, he performed the roles of Giorgio (La serva e l’ussero), Professor Bhear (Little Women), Peter (Hansel and Gretel), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), and Sid (Albert Herring).
Lachlann is also a fitness enthusiast and is studying with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) to gain a certificate 3 and 4 in personal training so he can help other opera singers stay physically fit and avoid tension with specific workouts designed by himself.