Scarpia in Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ at the Wiener Staatsoper
Thomas Hampson travels to Vienna to sing Scarpia from Puccini’s Tosca at the Wiener Staatsoper. This timeless and classic production by Margarethe Wallmann features a star-studded cast including Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role and Piotr Beczala making his role debut as Cavaradossi. Marco Armiliato conducts.
Performances will be on February 7, 10, 14 & 17 with a live stream on February 17 beginning at 7 p.m. available via the Wiener Staatsoper website. Thomas Hampson is featured on DVD as Scarpia, part of Robert Carsen’s production of Tosca at the Opernhaus Zürich with Emily Magee and Jonas Kaufmann, released by Decca. Purchase links and more information is available via Mr. Hampson’s Recordings.