Joseph Kaiser

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Joseph Kaiser is a Canadian operatic tenor. In 2005, he won second prize in Plácido Domingo's Operalia International Opera Competition while competing as a baritone. The judges were keen to his talents and potential as a tenor, and proposed that he make the switch to tenor. He has performed as a soloist with the New York Metropolitan Opera, making his debut in October 2007 as Roméo in Charles Gounod's Roméo et Juliette.[1] In November he returned to the Met sing the role of Tamino Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.[2]

In 2006, he played the role of Tamino in Kenneth Branagh's English-language film version of The Magic Flute. The film has been released in Europe, but not in the U.S.

Kaiser was also an anthem singer at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec and Madison Square Garden in New York.


  1. ^ "Tenor Joseph Kaiser in Met Debut". Fox News. 2007-10-04. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2008-04-03.
  2. ^ Tommasini, Anthony. "The Short but Powerful Reign of a Mozart Queen". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 11 June 2015.