Opera America: Thomas Hampson, one of America’s foremost baritones, enjoys a singular international career as an opera singer and recording artist while maintaining an active interest in research, education, musical outreach and technology. Hampson was recently inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has won worldwide recognition for thoughtfully researched and creatively constructed programs, as well as for his rich discography of more than 150 albums. Through the Hampsong Foundation, which he founded in 2003, he employs the art of song to promote intercultural dialogue and understanding.
New album release from the Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Thomas Hampson
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg: He has the most beautiful baritone voice in the world, owns a large collection of Grammy and Echo statuettes that adorn his mantelpiece and he looks just like a movie star! As part of the Elbphilharmonie Opening festival, star baritone Thomas Hampson dedicates his concert to the famous Philharmonics of light entertainment and takes his audience back to the »Golden Ages« of the Viennese Fin de Siècle and 1930s New York.
The Music Academy of the West is among the nation’s preeminent summer schools and festivals for gifted young classically trained musicians. At its ocean-side campus in Santa Barbara, the Academy provides these musicians with the opportunity for advanced study and performance under the guidance of internationally renowned faculty artists, guest conductors, and soloists. Enjoy a master class from the 2016 session led by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson.
“The Cellist of Venice” transports us to Italy in the year 1725, and conveys the love a Venetian family has for the music of Bach. Let the captivating narration of opera star Thomas Hampson and the superb playing of world renowned cellist Daniel Müller-Schott take you on a mystical journey to Venice.
Enjoy Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni talking about why “Le Nozze di Figaro” is so well-loved by audiences all around the world and what makes it lasting and appealing.
Enjoy Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni talking about what it is like to sing together and how they empathize with one’s character.
Barber’s “Dover Beach”