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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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  • 09.05.2016 - Thomas Hampson - Sea & Music performances

  • Thomas Hampson is a featured artist on this spring’s sold-out concert cruise with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, with an itinerary featuring stops along the Mediterranean coast. Hampson sings Dvořák’s Zigeunermelodien, Op. 55 on a program that also highlights Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Schönberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4, on May 12 at the spectacular Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona. Rainer Honeck will lead the Vienna Philharmonic for this performance. Mr. Hampson also presents an on-board recital on May 14 for the cruise attendees, featuring much-loved gems from his vast repertoire of song.

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