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Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson

  • June 28, 1955 Elkhart, Indiana

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. Comprising more than 150 albums, his discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He received the 2009 Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and was appointed the New York Philharmonic’s first Artist-in-Residence. In 2010 he was honored with a Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress, where he serves as Special Advisor to the Study and Performance of Music in America. Hampson was made honorary professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Heidelberg and holds honorary doctorates from Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, Whitworth College, and San Francisco Conservatory, as well as being an honorary member of London’s Royal Academy of Music. He carries the titles of Kammersänger of the Vienna State Opera and Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of the Republic of France, and was awarded the Austrian Medal of Honor in Arts and Sciences.

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NEW VOD: The Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood
NEW VOD: The Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2016 Heidelberg Lied Academy

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Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann

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Mariss Jansons conducts Mahler, Copland, Bartók, Padding — With Thomas Hampson
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Richard Strauss's Arabella
Richard Strauss's Arabella

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Gustav Mahler: Autopsy of a Genius
Gustav Mahler: Autopsy of a Genius

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Busoni's Doktor Faust
Busoni's Doktor Faust

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2017 Manhattan School of Music

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson (I/III)
Master Class with Thomas Hampson (I/III)

2017 Heidelberger Frühling

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson (II/III)
Master Class with Thomas Hampson (II/III)

2017 Heidelberger Frühling

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson (III/III)
Master Class with Thomas Hampson (III/III)

2017 Heidelberger Frühling

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2016 Manhattan School of Music

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Three Stars in Munich: Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson...
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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2015 Manhattan School of Music

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Everywhere and Forever: Mahler’s Song of the Earth
Everywhere and Forever: Mahler’s Song of the Earth

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2014 Manhattan School of Music

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2013 Manhattan School of Music

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Martin Kusej stages Mozart's Don Giovanni
Martin Kusej stages Mozart's Don Giovanni

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Mariss Jansons conducts Mahler and Dvořák — With Thomas Hampson
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Parsifal's progress
Parsifal's progress

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Verdi's Don Carlo
Verdi's Don Carlo

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Master Class with Thomas Hampson
Master Class with Thomas Hampson

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Philippe Jordan: Born to Conduct
Philippe Jordan: Born to Conduct

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Dresden still spellbound by Strauss
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Making of "La Traviata"
Making of "La Traviata"

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Fly, Thought, On Golden Wings
Fly, Thought, On Golden Wings

Verdi's Life told by Thomas Hampson

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