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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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  • 21.10.2018 - Thomas Hampson: Concert and recitals in November and December

  • Thomas Hampson stars the month in Vienna, where on November 4 and 6 he sings a concert at the Wiener Konzerthaus, featuring Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’Été with conductor Philippe Jordan. On November 18 and 19, he sings at the Musikverein, where he’s the baritone soloist in Britten’s War Requiem, with Adrienne Pieczonka and Werner Güra as the other soloists, and again, with Jordan on the podium.

    In December he travels to Israel, where on December 10 he sings a Lieder recital with pianist Marciej Pikulski in Tel Aviv. He then embarks on a concert tour with conductor Vasily Petrenko that takes him from Tel Aviv to Haifa and back,  with a varying program that consists of Wolf’s Lieder, Copland’s Old American Songs or a selection of songs by Porter, Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein. Check below for a list of cities and dates:

    December 13, 14 and 15 - Tel Aviv

    December 16 and December 19 - Haifa

    December 20December 22December 23 and December 24 - Tel Aviv

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