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Thomas Hampson's June engagements include Beethoven’s Egmont in Vienna, Kurt Weill's Four Walt Whitman Songs in Zaragoza and Madrid, his annual participation at the Heidelberg Academy and a concert in Vilnius.

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Nixon in China available on Medici

Thomas Hampson stars as Richard Nixon in John Adams' Nixon in China at the Opéra Bastille opposite Renée Fleming as Pat Nixon, and Gustavo Dudamel on the podium. Available until April 16, 2028.

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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

Così fan tutte

Lyon

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Auditorium de Lyon

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor

Mandy Fredrich, Fiordiligi
Rachel Frenkel, Dorabella
Barbara Frittoli, Despina
Leonardo Sánchez, Ferrando
Theodore Platt, Guglielmo
Thomas Hampson, Don Alfonso

Beethoven’s Egmont

Vienna

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Musikverein

Orchester Wiener Akademie
Martin Haselböck, conductor
Thomas Hampson, speaker
Ekaterina Protsenko, soprano

BEETHOVEN: Music to Goethe’s tragedy “Egmont”, op. 84 with words by Franz Grillparzer after Friedrich Mosengeil, for speaker, soprano and orchestra
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Concert

Zaragoza

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Auditorio del Palacio de Congresos

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Fabio Luisi, conductor

ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN: What Keeps Me Awake
WEILL: Four Walt Whitman Songs (with Thomas Hampson, baritone)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

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