WILLIAM OTTOW, a tenor from La Crosse, Wisconsin, is currently in his 6th semester of study as an undergraduate at UW-Madison studying with Jim Doing. A La Crosse Central High School graduate, he sang for 3 years in Central’s storied Robed Choir as well as Grand Central Station Show Choir under the direction of Mike Esser. William undertook the title role in Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring at UW in the Fall of 2014, and has previously performed with UW Opera in small roles and in the Chorus. He will also sing as a part of the Madison Opera Chorus during their 2014-15 season. William has performed partial roles in Opera Workshops at the UW and at Viterbo University in La Crosse, including roles from Beethoven’s Fidelio, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Don Giovanni, and Die Zauberflöte, and Britten’s A midsummer night’s dream among others.
Projects with MCP:
Martin Mass: Images, Shadows, Dreams; May, 2016
A Procession of Angels; December, 2015
Dale Warland With the MCP; May, 2015
O Day Full of Grace; December, 2014
A Light in the Darkness; December, 2013