Master class

Master Class with Thomas Hampson

2014 Manhattan School of Music

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Thomas Hampson — Baritone

Sol Jin — Baritone

Thomas Mulder — Tenor

Gina Perregrino — Mezzo-soprano

Xiaoming Tian — Baritone

Eun Ah Bea — Pianist

Amanda Hall — Pianist

Minyoung Kang — Pianist

Program notes

American baritone Thomas Hampson presents his 2014 masterclass at the Manhattan School of Music’s Greenfield Hall in New York City. He works with baritone Sol Jin, tenor Thomas Mulder, mezzo-soprano Gina Perregrino, and baritone Xiaoming Tian on music by Brahms, Wagner, Wolf, Mozart, Strauss, Barber, Sheer, and Korngold.

Legendary American baritone Thomas Hampson first gave a masterclass at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) in 2007. Since then, the brilliant artist and dedicated music educator has become a fixture at this elite American music conservatory, giving annual masterclasses and serving as a member of the MSM’s Board of Trustees. Here presents the last five of those masterclasses, from 2013 through 2017. In each masterclass, Hampson’s experience as a teacher—notably under the auspices of his ground-breaking Hampsong Foundation—shows in his work with talented young singers (MSM bachelors, masters, and doctoral students) on various aspects of their craft, from musical expression to vocal technique to stage presence. Join them on this journey into the heart of the musical art!

Photo: Thomas Hampson working with baritone Xiaoming Tian in the 2014 Manhattan School of Music Masterclass in Greenfield Hall.

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