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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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  • 01.04.2016 - Thomas Hampson's April appearances in New York City

  • Thomas Hampson returns to New York this spring for a series of events at Lincoln Center, the Manhattan School of Music, and Columbia University. On April 18, Mr. Hampson is featured at ‘Insights at the Atrium’ – part of the New York Philharmonic’s education series. Thomas and scholar Matthew Mugmon present a programme about Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde as a preview of Hampson’s upcoming performances of the work. The event takes place at the David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

    Hampson returns to the Manhattan School of Music on April 19 to lead a master class with students from the school, which will be live streamed and archived for future viewing. The event is free and open to the public. A video archive of Hampson’s past appearances can also be viewed at the following link. Thomas then performs in a concert series with the New York Philharmonic and Music Director Alan Gilbert, featuring Sibelius’ Symphony No. 7 and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde, with Hampson and tenor Stefan Vinke as soloists. Performances take place April 2021 & 22. He completes his time in New York with a Song of America Educators workshop held at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College, on April 23. This full-day workshop is intended for teachers of Language Arts, History, Social Studies, and Performing Arts teachers; visit the link to register and learn more about this special event.

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