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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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  • 06.10.2015 - October performances in Europe

  • This month, Thomas Hampson is featured in concert and recital at several acclaimed venues throughout Europe. On October 8 he is the featured artist in a Formentor Sunsets Classics Concert in Mallorca, with an evening highlighting works by Mozart, Verdi, Massenet, Lehár, Bernstein, and Porter. He joins the Bamberger Symphoniker and conductor Jonathan Nott on October 10 and 11 to sing Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn, on a programme that also includes Stravinsky’s Petrushka and a new work by Chaya Czernowin titled Uraufführung einer Zugabe. Hampson then travels to The Brucknerhaus in Linz on October 27 and at Vienna’s Musikverein on November 1 with tenor Klaus Florian Vogt and the Wiener Virtuosen, to perform Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.

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