WQXR Guest Host: Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson will fill in as a guest host for Terrance McKnight on WQXR this Thursday, November 5, beginning at 7 pm ET. During this hour, Thomas will celebrate the song repertoire, featuring works by Schubert, Mahler, Ives, and many others. Tune in and learn more about Hampson’s guest host hour via WQXR.

Hampson recently interviewed Terrance McKnight part of The Hampsong Foundation’s Song and Beyond takeover of Thomas’ World of Song series on IDAGIO Stories. They discussed McKnight’s script that he wrote for the foundation’s Song of America program “Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance.” Watch the episode here.


Schubert: An die Leier
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Graham Johnson, piano
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Marian Anderson, contralto; Franz Rupp, piano

C. Schumann: Ich stand in dunklen Träumen
Barbara Bonney, soprano; Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianoLiszt: Oh! quand je dors
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano
Mahler: Lied des Verfolgten im Turm
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano

Burleigh: Ethiopia saluting the colors
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano

Ives: Feldeinsamkeit
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Armen Guzelimian, piano

Rorem: The Lordly Hudson
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Malcom Martineau, piano

Photo: Jiyang Chen