Girl with a Pearl Earring

Thomas Hampson stars as Jan Vermeer in Stefan Wirth’s world premiere of "Girl with a Pearl Earring” at Opernhaus Zürich.

Performances: April 3 - May 8, 2022.

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Mahler Month

Interactive course | April 5 – 26, 2022

Meet Thomas Hampson and special guests including Marina Mahler, Jamie Bernstein, Mahler-biographer Jens Malte Fischer, and musicologist Morten Solvik and join them on an in-depth exploration of Mahler’s works through his songs.

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Girl with a Pearl Earring

Biography

Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, hails from Spokane, Washington. He has received many honors and awards for his probing artistry and cultural leadership. He 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. Comprising more than 150 albums, his discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque. Through the Hampsong Foundation which he founded in 2003 he employs the art of song to promote intercultural dialogue and understanding.

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Song of America- Beyond Liberty

Guiding audiences through centuries of stories using personal anecdotes, historical monologues, and readings of his favorite poetry, Thomas Hampson shares in celebrating America’s history of song with audiences of all ages.

Developed with stage director Francesca Zambello and writer Royce Vavrek, the Song of America: Beyond Liberty tour will travel to all 50 states, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.

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Philanthropy

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.

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Mentorship

Working with premiere international venues, festivals, and schools, Thomas Hampson is guiding the next generation of young artists through in-person master classes, distance learning, workshops, seminars, and collaborative performances.

Annual engagements include events at the Heidelberger Frühling (Heidelberg Spring Music Festival), Manhattan School of Music, and Berlin's Boulez Saal.

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See Thomas Live

Sea Change

Vienna

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Wiener Konzerthaus

Bas Wiegers, conductor

Works by Sky Macklay, Charles Ives, Gustav Mahler, Patricia Alessandrini and Christopher Trapani, with arrangements by Thierry Tidrow and Trevor Grahl

Concert with Kristine Opolais

Luxembourg

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Kinnekswiss

Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Kristine Opolais, soprano

Arias and duets by Verdi, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Cilea, Massenet, Gershwin and Bernstein.

Don Giovanni: a Playboy on a path of destruction

Verbier

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UNLTD Concert Club @ Taratata

Thomas Hampson joins Stephen Johnson for this discussion in the preamble to Mozart’s famous opera.

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