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Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, hails from Spokane, Washington. He enjoys a singular international career as an opera singer, recording artist, and “ambassador of song,” maintaining an active interest in research, education, musical outreach, and technology. Hampson who was recently inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Gramophone’s 2013 “Hall of Fame,” has won worldwide recognition for thoughtfully researched and creatively constructed programs as well as recordings that explore the rich repertoire of song in a wide range of styles, languages, and periods. He recently added a new album to his Deutsche Grammophon discography titled Notturno, featuring a curated selection of songs by Richard Strauss. The disc also highlights the talents of Mr Hampson’s longtime pianist and collaborator Wolfram Rieger.

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  • 06.06.2017 - "No Tenors Allowed" in Leipzig and Millstatt

  • This summer, Thomas Hampson and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni reunite for their acclaimed "No Tenors Allowed" programme. They perform with the Gewandhausorchester at the Open Air-Bühne im Rosental on June 23 & 24 under the baton of Alexander Shelley. The programme includes selections by Rossini, Mozart, Massenet, Gounod, and more.Inline image 1

    On July 30, Hampson and Pisaroni sing for the Musikwoche Millstatt at the Stiftskirche with pianist Christian Koch. Tickets and complete programme information can be found at Musikwochen.com.

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