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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.

Latest News:

  • 19.04.2016 - Thomas Hampson stars as Giorgio Germont in 'La traviata' at Deutsche Oper Berlin

  • Thomas Hampson returns to the Deutsche Oper Berlin next month in a signature role - Giorgio Germont in Verdi's La traviata. Performances take place May 2 & 6, and feature Diana Damrau as Violetta, with Saimir Pirgu as Alfredo. The revival staging of Götz Friedrich's original production features sets designed by Frank Philipp Schlößmann, with Ivan Repusic leading the Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin.

    Mr. Hampson can also be seen in the role on a critically acclaimed Blu-ray release of La traviata from the Royal Opera House starring Renée Fleming and Joseph Calleja.

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