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 2007.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.