A 2008 Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition National Semifinalist, the young American Bass-Baritone, Jonathan Lasch is enjoying a diverse performing schedule as an up and coming artist.

Jonathan recently completed an Artist Diploma in opera at CCM. In the course of his two years there his roles included the title role in Verdi's Falstaff, Melisso in Alcina, Shrike in the Midwest Premiere of Lowell Liebermann's Miss Lonelyhearts and Marcello in La Boheme. 

Jonathan was a member of Glimmerglass Opera's Young American Artists Program in the summer of 2008, where he performed Achilla in Handel's Giulio Cesare and covered the role of Friedrich in Wagner's Das Liebesverbot

Lasch spent the 2006-2007 season with the Seattle Opera Young Artist Program, where his roles included Escamillo in The Tragedy of Carmen and Ford in Falstaff. In the 2005-2006 season, Jonathan sang with the Portland Opera in their inaugural Studio program where he sang Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten. 

Also involved in Concert/Recital repertoire, Jonathan has performed as a soloist in The Faure and Durufle Requiems, Adam in The Creation, The Five Mystical Songs, and Dover Beach with The Emerson String Quartet. He was featured as a recitalist in Spain (Leon, Salamanca, Soria, and Bayona La Real) in the summers of 2004, 2006 and 2007.