Gyözö Remsey

1925 - 1982

with György Radnay in Ill Barbiere di Siviglia, 1951
Remsey studied at the conservatory in Budapest.

In made his debut in 1951 in Budapest as Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

He stayed there until 1957. He moved then to West Germany.

1958-63
Opernhaus Köln

1963-65
Staatstheater Wiesbaden

1965-68
Stadttheater Freiburg i.B.

After, he appeared as guest until the beginning of the 1970s.

He sang mostly lyrical roles. His repertory included: Tamino, Ottavio, Idamante, Elemer, Macduff, Gabriele Adorno, Rinuccio, Gérald, Stewa, ...

In 1963, he took part in the first German performance in Wiesbaden of »The Crucible« by R. Ward.

He made guest appearances at the Monnaie (during October 1961 in Don Giovanni sharing with Waldemar Kmentt with György Melis, Benno Kusche, Peter Gottlieb, Svi Borodo, Claudine Arnaud, Consuelo Rubio, Hanny Steffek, and A. Vandernot) and at the Wiener Volksoper in 1962.

He recorded the Madama Butterfly duo with Mirella Freni on Eurodisc.
Reference: Kutsch & Riemens

Gyözö Remsey singsLa Bohème: O Mimě , with György Melis

I wish to thank Robert Schlesinger for the recording.

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