Thomas Hampson Profile Photo

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:

  • 02.03.2016 - Thomas Hampson tours Europe with the NDR Sinfonieorchester

  • Thomas Hampson tours throughout Europe this month, with conductor Krzysztof Urbański and the NDR Sinfonieorchester. Mr. Hampson is the featured soloist on Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn,” on a programme that also includes Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche” Op. 28, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Performances take place at Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle on March 17 & March 20, on March 19 in Lübeck, at the Warsaw Beethoven Festival on March 22, Katowice’s NOSPR Concert Hall on March 23, and the Grand Théâtre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence on March 26.

    Mr. Hampson is also featured on a Deutsche Grammophon recording of  “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” with the Wiener Virtuosen, which is available for purchase via Amazon.

    « return