The Austrian soprano, Ingrid Kaiserfeld, studied at the Graz Musikhochschule.
After completing her sudies, Ingrid Kaiserfeld began her career as a concert singer. After several years she moved to the operatic stage and was heard as Lisa in The Land of Smiles, Nedda, the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor, Gilda, and Donna Anna. From 1998 to 1992 She was a member of the Vienna Staatsoper, appearing as the First Lady, Musetta, and Rosalinde, making her Basel debut in 2001 as the Queen of the Night. She was heard in this role, and as Konstanze and Donna Anna in 2001 at all three Berlin opera houses, at the Bavarian Staatsoper, the Finnish National Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival, and the Mozart Festival of La Coruña. In concert, she has been heard in works of Arthur Honegger, Johannes Brahms, and Bruckner, and in Die Liebe der Danae. Among the conductors with whom she has collaborated are Zubin Mehta, Marcello Viotti, Pinchas Steinberg, Jesús López-Cobos, Edo de Waart, and Sebastian Weigle.