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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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  • 21.04.2019 - Thomas Hampson: May concerts

  • On May 16 and 17, Thomas Hampson joins Mariss Jansons at Munich's Herkulessaal to perform Weill's Four Walt Whitman Songs, in a program that also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Respighi's Pini di Roma. They perform this same program at the Meistersingerhalle in Nuremberg on May 18.

    Finally, on May 26 at the Philharmonie Berlin, Vladimir Jurowski leads the orchestra for Haydn's Symphony No. 45, Mahler's Five songs after poems by Friedrich Rückert, with Mr. Hampson as the soloist, and Dean's Vexations and Devotions.

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