Feb 06, 2009
Thomas Hampson returns to the Manhattan School of Music to conduct a master class with another group of talented young up-and-coming singers in a live audience setting that will be simultaneously webcast on the internet. Please join us at http://distancelearning.msmnyc.edu/live as Mr. Hampson teaches from the William R. and Irene D. Miller Recital Hall at 11am on Tuesday, February 10. This event is closed to public attendance, and will only be accessible via the internet. Viewers will also be able to send an e-mail to Mr Hampson during the live webcast at [email protected]
The students participating will be Katrina Saporsantos, soprano (student of Ashley Putnam) singing Wagner’s “Stehe still!” and “Träume” from Wesendonck Lieder, Drew Santini, baritone (student of Neil Rosenshein) singing Erich Korngold’s “Perrot’s Tanzlied” (from Die tote Stadt), Lori Guilbeau, soprano (student of Patricia McCaffrey), singing Richard Strauss’ “Das war sehr gut” (from Arabella), and Clayton Hilley, tenor (student of Mark Olswald) singing Verdi’s “De’ miei bollenti spiriti” (from La Traviata).
Each season a number of internationally renowned artists are invited to present master classes at
Manhattan School of Music. Master classes give students the opportunity to supplement their studies with Manhattan School of Music studio teachers through interaction with legendary guest performers whose insight and experience exemplify the highest levels of musical achievement. For further information about Distance Learning at Manhattan School of Music, please contact Juliana Han, Distance Learning Program Coordinator at [email protected]
Thomas Hampson makes his Global Concert Hall debut next month, performing with the Orchester Wiener Akademie under the baton of its founder and musical director Martin Haselböck. The concert, filmed at the Brucknerhouse Linz in August 2020, will be streamed on IDAGIO’s Global Concert Hall on Thursday, October 15, beginning at 8 pm Berlin / 2 pm New York. The concert will be available to stream through October 22.
Thomas Hampson returns to the stage this month, with a concert at the Stiftskirche Millstatt, and two performances at the Salzkammergut Classic Festival. Beginning on August 2 in Millstatt, Hampson will perform lieder by Gustav Mahler and Johannes Brahms with pianist Christian Koch, and the Carinthia Chor Millstatt will sing Carinthian songs under the direction of Bernhard Zlanabitnig.
For the first time ever, audiences around the world will have a special opportunity to watch the Canadian Opera Company’s 2018 world premiere production of Hadrian, in full, online. On Monday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET, in partnership with Montréal Pride Festival, the COC is hosting a free, one-night-only digital stream of the modern grand opera. The Hadrian Watch Party helps kick off one week of virtual Pride events and will feature a live Q&A session with both the composer and celebrated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright and librettist Daniel MacIvor, a giant in Canadian theatre.
The Gewandhausorchester will stream the best recordings from the 2018 and 2019 concerts of Leipzig’s largest classical event, the “Klassik airleben” on Saturday, June 27, at 20:00 via www.klassik-airleben.de. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the famous open-air concert at the picturesque Rosental was canceled this year.
On Friday, May 1, starting at 21:00 CET, the Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino will stream an at-home concert featuring some of the world’s greatest opera stars. Live from their living rooms, the performance will feature Thomas Hampson, Cecilia Bartoli, Vittorio Grigolo, Mikhail Petrenko, Diana Damrau, Ludovic Tézier, Francesco Meli, Lisette Oropesa, Luca Salsi, Krassimira Stoyanova, Michele Pertusi, Eva Mei, Leo Nucci, Sonya Yoncheva, Fabio Sartori, and Saioa Hernández, among others who have yet to be announced.
The New York Philharmonic announced their new digital festival, Mahler’s New York, a two-week celebration of the composer/conductor who spent time in New York as the Philharmonic’s tenth Music Director (1909-11), running from April 16-30, 2020, at nyphil.org/mahlerny. During this period of global isolation and crisis, the NY Phil hopes all listeners will take comfort and inspiration in Mahler’s music and musings.
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