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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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  • 23.05.2016 - Thomas Hampson featured in Memorial Day Concert with the New York Philharmonic

  • Thomas Hampson returns to New York City this month, to perform in the New York Philharmonic’s annual free Memorial Day Concert. This year’s event is presented in memory of NYPhil’s late Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur. The performance also features trumpet player Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Hampson both in performance and also to give addresses in Masur’s memory, on a programme that also highlights Brahms’ Symphony No. 2. The concert, which takes place on May 30, will be hosted at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.

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