Tenor Christopher Remkus hails from Miller Place, New York. A native of Long Island, NY, Christopher maintains an affinity for his work in opera, art song, chamber music and musical theater. He is currently pursuing a Post-Graduate Diploma in Voice from New England Conservatory in Boston, MA. Christopher was recently seen at Hubbard Hall Opera Theater for their summer festival in Cambridge, NY performing the roles of Goro in Madama Butterfly and Scorpio in La Pizza con Funghi. Last June, Christopher traveled to Los Angeles performing as a featured professional artist for the twentieth-anniversary of SongFest at the Colburn School.
Christopher made his professional debut in 2013 as Richard Dauntless in Ruddigore with the Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island. Other solo performances include concerts with The United Choral Society in Woodmere, NY, Classics on Hudson in Hudson, NY and dell’Arte Opera Ensemble in NYC. From 2013-2015 Christopher was a member of Long Island’s professional chamber ensemble: eVoco Collective, performing as tenor soloist in Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil. In 2012, Christopher was named a recipient of the Dorothy B. Hoag Music Award as well as becoming a finalist in the NY Chamber Players Young Artist Competition in NYC.
Christopher’s diverse approach as a musical artist is reflected in his collegiate studies. A graduate of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program at Bard College Conservatory, Christopher received his Masters in Music in May of 2017 under the instruction of Dawn Upshaw and Lorraine Nubar. While in attendance, Christopher was a featured artist for the conservatory. His performances at Bard include Mozart’s Coronation Mass under the direction of James Bagwell, and Handel’s Messiah with TŌN Orchestra. In 2016, Christopher made his debut at the renowned Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts performing the role of Tamino in the Conservatory's production of Die Zauberflöte and the following year, as the title role in a staged concert production of Bernstein's Candide.
Christopher is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma in voice from New England Conservatory in Boston Massachusetts. Solo performances at NEC this season include staged scene performances from Falstaff and Così fan tutte in addition to the acclaimed Liederabend concert series this Spring. Christopher is a student of Bradley Williams. He currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.
Biography is current as of October 2017