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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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  • 18.11.2019 - Thomas Hampson: Recitals and master classes

  • On December 5, Thomas Hampson sings a recital at Wigmore Hall with pianist Wolfram Rieger, followed by a masterclass on December 6. They then travel to Berlin to perform Schubert's Winterreise at the Boulez Saal on January 13, in which on January 17 and 18 he teaches a public workshop as part of the Schubert Week.

    Afterwards, he joins Andreas Ottensamer, Ray Chen, Roberto González Monjas, Yuja Wang and José Gallardo in several Chamber Music Concerts at the Bürgenstock Festival: in Zurich on January 21, Honegg on January 23 and 24.

    In addition, he sings his Song of America program on January 28 at the Tucson Desert Song Festival and January 31 at the Seattle Symphony with Lara Downes at the piano.

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