The bass, a 2021 Studio Artist with Atlanta Opera, sings Curio in Giulio Cesare and Fiorello in The Barber of Seville with the company this season. Meinert is a recent graduate of the Cafritz Young Artist program at Washington National Opera, where he portrayed Sarastro in The Magic Flute and the Secret Police Agent in The Consul. He recently debuted at as Snug in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Santa Fe Opera, where he is a former Apprentice Artist. Meinert has sung the Commendatore in Don Giovanni, the Commentator in Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg, Vodník in Rusalka, and the Duke in Romeo and Juliet. He has been featured in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, and Handel’s Messiah; and his successes in competitions include First Prize in the 2019 Houston Grand Opera Eleanor McCollum Competition.