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  • 02.09.2011 - Thomas Hampson Launches 2011-12 Season by Starring in World Premiere of Heart of a Soldier, Opening at San Francisco Opera on September 10

  • Thomas Hampson begins his 2011-12 season at San Francisco Opera, where he will create the role of Rick Rescorla in the world premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’s Heart of a Soldier (seven performances, Sept 10–30). Based on the 2002 book by James B. Stewart, the new opera, featuring a libretto by Donna DiNovelli and directed by Francesca Zambello, commemorates the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Heart of a Soldiermarks the...

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  • 01.09.2011 - “Heart of a Soldier” opens this Saturday at San Francisco Opera

  • Preparations for the world premiere of “Heart of a Soldier” at San Francisco Opera continue as the company gears up for opening night on Saturday, September 10. The new opera by composer Christopher Theofanidis, featuring a libretto by Donna Di Novelli, adapted from James B. Stewart’s 2002 book and directed by Francesca Zambello, features Hampson in the role of Rick Rescorla, the real-life hero who died in the 9/11 tragedy after saving the...

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