Tenor Joseph Kaiser enjoys success in opera, oratorio, and concert appearances throughout North America and Europe. With his versatility and strength as an actor, he has worked with leading stage directors including Robert Carsen, Christof Loy, David McVicar, Peter Sellars, and Stephen Wadsworth.
He regularly appears with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston, Montreal, Berlin Radio, and Vienna Radio symphony orchestras. Concert highlights include Beethoven’s Fidelio with Jérémie Rhorer conducting Le Cercle de l’Harmonie on a European tour; Mozart’s Requiem with Ivor Bolton and the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri with Simon Rattle and The Philadelphia Orchestra; Berlioz’s Requiem, both with Marek Janowski and the combined forces of Zurich’s Tonhalle Orchestra and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and with Donald Runnicles both with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic; Berlioz’s Te Deum with Charles Dutoit and the NHK Symphony Orchestra; and Bruckner’s Te Deum with Daniel Barenboim and the Orchestra and Chorus of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala.
Past opera appearances have included Britten’s Peter Grimes at Theater an der Wien; Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Richard Strauss’s Capriccio at the Opéra National de Paris; Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Richard Strauss’s Salome at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Martinů’s Juliette at the Opernhaus Zürich; Eugene Onegin and Handel’s Theodora at the Salzburg Festival; and many appearances at The Metropolitan Opera including in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, The Magic Flute, Salome, Handel’s Rodelinda, and Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.