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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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  • 22.07.2016 - Thomas Hampson - NDR Klassik Open Air 2016: ‘La traviata’ in Hannover

  • Thomas Hampson stars as Giorgio Germont in a concert presentation of Verdi’s La traviata on July 23 in Hannover. This performance is featured as the 2016 edition of the NDR Klassik Open Air, hosted at the Maschpark (Neues Rathaus), and also includes Marina Rebeka as Violetta and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo. Keri-Lynn Wilson leads the NDR Radiophilharmonie for this special event, with the Mädchenchor Hannover, Johannes-Brahms-Chor Hannover, and Mitglieder des Staatsopernchores Hannover. Please note tickets are completely sold-out for this event.

    Mr. Hampson can also be seen as Giorgio Germont, one of his many signature roles, on critically lauded DVD release from the Royal Opera House – Covent Garden, in a revival of Richard Eyre’s classic staging. He is also featured as Giorgio on a DVD capture of the famed Willy Decker production from the 2005 Salzburg Festival.

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