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Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, has received international honors and awards for his captivating artistry and cultural leadership. Lauded as a Metropolitan Opera Guild “Met Mastersinger” and inducted into both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Gramophone’s “Hall of Fame,” Hampson is one of the most respected and innovative musicians of our time. With an operatic repertoire of over 80 roles sung in all the major theaters of the world, his discography comprises more than 170 albums, which include multiple nominations and winners of the Grammy Award, Edison Award, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He received the 2009 Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and was appointed the New York Philharmonic’s first-ever Artist-in-Residence. In 2010, he was honored with a Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress, where he has served as Special Advisor to the Study and Performance of Music in America. Furthermore, he has received the famed Concertgebouw Prize.

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  • 10.02.2016 - February appearances throughout Europe

  • Thomas Hampson and acclaimed ensemble The Philharmonics present two concerts in Europe this month. They travel to Zagreb on February 14 for a performance at the Vatroslav Lisinsk Concert Hall, and can be seen in concert on February 16 at the Wiener Konzerthaus. The programme features works by Kurt Weill, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter.

    Mr. Hampson leads an open master class featuring artists from the Theater Regensburg on February 19, at the Theater am Bismarckplatz – Neuhaussaal. On February 20 Hampson is the featured artist in a Gala Concert with conductor Tetsuro Ban and the Philharmonic Orchestra, again at the Theater am Bismarckplatz, highlighting much loved opera arias and song. 

    Thomas returns to the Wiener Konzerthaus on February 26, in recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger. The evening features selections by von Weber, Meyerbeer, Rossini, Massenet, Liszt, and more. Please note there is extremely limited ticket availability for this performance. 

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