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Opera workshop in Waiblingen


From September 23 – 28, Thomas Hampson and Melanie Diener, worldwide acclaimed soprano from Waiblingen, teach – for the first time in 2019 – an opera workshop at the Bürgerzentrum Waiblingen to outstanding singers of the new generation.

Heidelberg Lied Academy 2019


After his curated Schubert Week at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal this past January, Thomas Hampson returns to the Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg to lead the Heidelberg Lied Academy from March 21-24. As artistic director, Hampson and fellow renowned mentors and pianists, Hartmut Höll and Ammiel Bushakevitz, will work with the Lied Academy Scholars in public and private masterclasses, with the scholars performing a final concert on March 24.

“No Tenors Allowed” in Boston & Masterclass at Manhattan School of Music


Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston, Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni will perform their “No Tenors Allowed” concert on February 1 at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. Prior to this engagement, Mr. Hampson will work with voice students from Manhattan School of Music in a masterclass on January 30.

Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Masterclass at Northwestern


Thomas Hampson kicks off the new year returning to Illinois to perform a series of concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and teach a masterclass at Northwestern’s Bienen School of Music. These engagements mark Mr. Hampson’s return to Chicago since the release of his debut album with Cedille Records, “Songs from Chicago”, an album featuring songs by early mid-twentieth-century composers from Chicago.

Heidelberg Lied Academy


Thomas Hampson returns to Heidelberg this spring, to lead his annual series of master classes as part of Heidelberger Frühling (Heidelberg Spring Festival). Hampson’s sold-out classes take place on April 6, 7, 8 & 11, with a final concert featuring the class participants on April 12. These events are presented in collaboration with Heidelberg University, and are hosted at the Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg. Videos from past classes in Heidelberg can be found via Mr. Hampson’s artist page on medici.tv. Additional live streams will also take place this year, read on for details.

Master Class at the Manhattan School of Music


The 11th Anniversary of Thomas Hampson’s annual Voice Master Class is today from 2:00pm-4:00pm in Miller Recital Hall at the Manhattan School of Music. For the first time, they will be collaborating with Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien for a videoconference. Stay tuned for the archive recording later this week if you can’t make the live show!

Seating in Miller Recital Hall is limited, so make sure you don’t miss out another momentous master class with Thomas Hampson.

Master Classes with Thomas Hampson on medici.tv


Enjoy a video series of Thomas Hampson’s master classes, now featured on medici.tv. The video captures, posted in collaboration with the Hampsong Foundation, feature classes from the Manhattan School of Music and the Heidelberger Frühling. Several videos are now available with more coming soon; tune in at the following link.

Verbier Festival – Masterclass schedule


Thomas Hampson returns to the Verbier Festival this month as a Verbier Academy Faculty member, presenting a series of Masterclasses. Focused on specific topics in singing, these Masterclasses will take place on July 21 & 22 (Opera) and July 23 & 24 (Lied/Art Song). The classes are open to the public – visit VerbierFestival.com for detailed programme information.

10th Annual Manhattan School of Music Master Class and Live Webcast


On March 15 at 4pm ET, Thomas Hampson returns to the Manhattan School of Music to lead his 10th Annual Master Class and Live Webcast. The live stream will be available to watch via dl.msmnyc.edu/live, with an archived broadcast available online following the event (details TBA). The 2016 Master Class can now be enjoyed at the following link; complete program details from that Master Class are also listed online in PDF format.

Heidelberg Lied Academy March 16-27, 2011


Artistic director: Thomas Hampson
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The German city of Heidelberg stands as the embodiment of German Romanticism, and more than any other musical genre, German classic song – the Lied – epitomizes the artistic visions and aspirations of that era. Reason enough for the  Heidelberger Frühling music festival to welcome musicians and music connoisseurs from all over the world to the first-ever Heidelberg Lied Academy, under the artistic leadership of Thomas Hampson, to take place from March 16 to March 27, 2011.

A second live Webcast: Master class with Thomas Hampson at Manhattan School of Music


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]

Live from Manhattan School of Music: Webstream of Master Class with Thomas Hampson


A noteworthy opportunity to see and hear Thomas Hampson work with singers and song is being offered on the web by the Manhattan School of Music. He will be working in a master class with talented young singers enrolled in the school’s vocal program.

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