Thomas Hampson

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Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, has received many honors and awards for his captivating artistry and cultural leadership. Honored 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 opera repertoire of over 80 roles sung in all the major opera houses of the world, his discography comprises more than 170 albums, which include multiple nominations and winners of Grammy Awards, the 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 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. He has also received the famed Concertgebouw Prize. Hampson was named honorary professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Heidelberg and holds honorary doctorates from the Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, Whitworth College, and San Francisco Conservatory, and is an honorary member of London’s Royal Academy of Music. He carries the titles of Kammersänger of the Vienna State Opera and Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of the Republic of France, and was awarded the Austrian Medal of Honour in Arts and Sciences. In 2017, Hampson received the Hugo-Wolf-Medal from the International Hugo-Wolf-Academy together with his long-time musical companion, pianist Wolfram Rieger for their outstanding achievements in the art of song interpretation.

Thomas Hampson enjoys a singular international career as an opera singer, recording artist and “ambassador of song,” maintaining an active interest in research, education, musical outreach, and technology. Through the Hampsong Foundation, which he founded in 2003, he employs the art of song to promote intercultural dialogue and understanding.

www.thomashampson.com



Upcoming Events

Date (dd/mm/yy) Event Title City State Country Venue/Details Tickets
04/26/2019 The Phoenix Houston TX US Houston Grand Opera
7:30 PM
04/28/2019 The Phoenix Houston TX US Houston Grand Opera
2:00 PM
04/30/2019 "No Tenors Allowed" Concert Toronta Canada Koerner Hall
8:00 PM
06/19/2019 Liederaband Zurich Switzerland Opernhaus Zurich
7:00 PM
06/02/2019 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Concert Osaka Japan The Symphony Hall
8:00 PM
06/07/2019 American Night: Song of America Baden-Baden Germany Festspielhaus
8:00 PM
06/23/2019 Schubertiade Recital Schwarzenberg Germany Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal
8:00 PM
06/29/2019 Dirigent Leipzig Germany Open Air Buhne Im Rosental
8:00 PM
05/02/2019 "No Tenors Allowed" Concert Sante Fe NM US Lensic Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
05/04/2019 The Phoenix Houston TX US Houston Grand Opera
7:30 PM
05/07/2019 The Phoenix Houston TX US Houston Grand Opera
7:30 PM
05/10/2019 The Phoenix Houston TX US Houston Grand Opera
7:30 PM
05/16/2019 Mariss Jansons & Thomas Hampson Performance Munich Germany Herkulessaal
8:00 PM
05/17/2019 Mariss Jansons & Thomas Hampson Performance Munich Germany Herkulessaal
8:00 PM
05/18/2019 Mariss Jansons & Thomas Hampson Performance Nuremburg Germany Meistersingerhalle
8:00 PM
05/26/2019 Abschied und Entfremdung Berlin Germany Philharmonie Berlin
6:00 PM
06/28/2019 Dirigent Leipzig Germany Open Air Buhne Im Rosental
8:00 PM
06/30/2019 Sinfoniekonzert Saisonabschluss-Gala Dortmund Germany Konzerthaus Dortmund
6:15 PM

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