Canadian Juno Award winner Russell Braun to sing National Anthem August 7th

Russell Braun a Canadian operatic lyric baritone and Juno Award winner will be singing the National Anthem on Wednesday Aug 7 game 1 of the Hamilton Cardinals playofff series vs Guelph.

Russell Braun is a much sought-after as a soloist and for opera roles, he performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, l'Opéra de Paris, the San Diego Opera, the San Francisco Opera and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto.

Braun is a graduate of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, and lives in Georgetown. His son Ben is left handed pitcher for the Hamilton Cardinals.

In 2016, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada.