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sábado, outubro 13, 2007

Tenor Joseph Kaiser in Met debut

NEW YORK -- At 66, Placido Domingo says he's too old to sing the part of a love-struck teenage Romeo. But he's better suited than anyone for the role of coach and mentor to a young tenor who's considered a budding opera star.

Joseph Kaiser made his Metropolitan Opera debut Wednesday in Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette," with Domingo - best known as a tenor - conducting the orchestra. Kaiser, a 29-year-old Canadian, was a surprise replacement for famed tenor Rolando Villazon, who canceled six weeks ago. READ MORE HERE

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MikeO disse...

I saw Joseph Kaiser in his Wednesday debut, and his voice has superb finesse and delicacy, but with strength when needed - his dramatic ability is superb in this romantic tragedy, and it will be fascinating to see him playing next month in the comic role of Tamino - what a treat!