William Remmers

Founder and director of the Utopia Opera in New York. Bass-baritone, instrumentalist, and music director elsewhere.

His performed repertoire (in production or concert) includes:  Thespis: Thespis, Sillimon Trial By Jury: Counsel, Judge, Defendant, Usher, Foreman Sorcerer: J.W. Wells, Dr. Daly, Notary H.M.S. Pinafore: Sir Joseph Porter, Dick Deadeye, Carpenter's Mate The Pirates of Penzance: The Pirate King, Sergeant of Police, Major-General Stanley Patience: Reginald Bunthorne, Archibald Grosvenor, Colonel Caverly, Major Murgatroyd  Iolanthe: The Lord Chancellor Princess Ida: Gama, Arac, Florian The Mikado: Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah, Pish-Tush, A Noble Ruddigore: Sir Despard Murgatroyd, Robin Oakapple, Old Adam The Yeomen of the Guard: Jack Point The Gondoliers: Giuseppe, Duke, Duchess, Antonio, Francesco, Giorgio Utopia, Ltd.: Scaphio, King Paramount, Mr. Blushington, Lord Dramaleigh, Captain Corcoran, Tarara The Grand Duke: Ludwig, Prince of Monte Carlo, Notary, Costumier, Viscount Mentone Cox & Box: Cox The Zoo: Thomas Brown The Beauty Stone: Simon The Contrabandista: José The Rose of Persia: Sultan                                                                                                      

William received the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 2014 International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Harrogate, England for his portrayal of Sillimon in the Baker/Henty performing edition of Thespis.

As a Music Director, he led the cast of SavoyNet's Utopia at the 2016 Festival, receiving the award for Best Concerted Item for Eagle High.

 

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