Kim Alan Josephson


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About Me

A Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Houston where he earned B.M. and M.M. in applied voice, Professor Kim Josephson is hailed as one of opera's most versatile baritones and a regular guest of leading opera companies. His title roles include Rigoletto, Falstaff, Simon Boccanegra, Germont in La Traviata, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Belcore in L'Elisir d'Amore to name a few. He has also appeared at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, most notably as Eddie Carbone in the world premiere of William Bolcom's A View from the Bridge and, from the standard repertoire, Rigoletto, Germont, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, and Marcello in La Boheme

Mr. Josephson is the recipient of many honors, including William Sullivan/George London Foundation Award, Baltimore Opera Vocal Competition, Enrico Caruso International Vocal Competition, Loren Zachary Foundation Award, Puccini Foundation Award, Bagby Foundation Award, Bruce Yarnell Award, Singer's Development Foundation Award, and a Richard Tucker Career Grant.  He is praised for his performances of new music as well as the classical repertoire. He has served as chair of the vocal area at the University of Oklahoma and is an Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor of Voice.