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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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  • 25.03.2016 - Thomas Hampson - European tour with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta

  • Thomas Hampson reunites with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta this April, for a concert tour throughout Europe. They previously presented events in 2014 to wide acclaim, and are reprising that programme for these performances. Works featured include Brahms’ String Quintet Op. 111 and Vier ernste Gesänge; Barber’s “Dover Beach,” Wolf’s Italian Serenade, Fussreise, Auf einer wanderung, and Rattenfänger; and Schubert’s Memnon and Geheimes. Performances take place April 9 at Dresden’s Frauenkirche, April 12 at Rotterdam’s De Doelen, and on April 13 at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

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