Free webcast available on medici.tv: Long Yu conducts Strauss and Mahler with Thomas Hampson and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra!
THOMAS HAMPSON Autograph - available on Warner Classics. Encompassing opera, operetta, song, oratorio and Broadway musicals, this special collection – Thomas Hampson has personally overviewed the track selection – showcases his remarkable versatility and highlights some of his greatest operatic roles.
NOTTURNO. "This may be one of the finest recordings in the extensive discography of Thomas Hampson, and anyone with even a passing interest in Strauss's songs should consider adding this to their collection, no matter what other treasures might already be there." - Fanfare
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Gala Concert – “No Tenors Allowed” at the Theater Wolfsburg
May 26, 2016
Thomas Hampson and his son-in-law, bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, bring their world renowned “No Tenors Allowed” programme to the Theater Wolfsburg on June 4. This greatly anticipated Gala Concert, with accompaniment from pianist Christian Koch, is a centerpiece of the Theater’s 100th Anniversary celebration and the Soli Deo Gloria Festival. Hampson and Pisaroni will perform famous operatic duets and arias from a variety of composers, including Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, and more, including highlights from their respective signature roles. Purchase tickets at the following link for this extraordinary concert event.
Memorial Day Concert with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic
May 22, 2016
Thomas Hampson returns to New York City this month, to perform in the New York Philharmonic’s annual free Memorial Day Concert. This year’s event is presented in memory of NYPhil’s late Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur. The performance also features trumpet player Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Hampson both in performance and also to give addresses in Masur’s memory, on a programme that also highlights Brahms’ Symphony No. 2. The concert, which takes place on May 30, will be hosted at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.
La Scala operatic debut in title role of ‘Don Giovanni’
May 18, 2016
Next season, Thomas Hampson makes his highly anticipated operatic debut on the stage of Milan’s famed Teatro alla Scala, in the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Having previously performed in recital at the venue, this will be Mr. Hampson’s first appearance in an opera at La Scala. Performances take place May 6, 9, 12, 14, 17, 19, 28 & 31 and June 3 & 6, with a spectacular international cast including Hampson’s son-in-law, bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, Anett Fritsch as Donna Elvira, Hanna E. Mueller as Donna Anna, and Bernard Richter as Don Ottavio. Tickets go on sale from March 6, 2017 in person and via La Scala’s website.
Wiener Symphoniker concerts, honoring Alexander von Zemlinsky
May 12, 2016
Thomas Hampson joins the Wiener Symphoniker and soprano Anne Schwanewilms on May 20 and 22 in concert, to pay tribute to composer Alexander von Zemlinsky in a performance of his Lyric Symphony in 7 Songs based on poems by Rabindranath Tagore, Op. 18. The programme also highlights Strauss’ Oboe Concerto in D Major with soloist Ines Galler, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 32 in G Major, KV 318, with Vladimir Jurowski conducting the concerts.
Thomas Hampson - Urlicht - Mahler
Thomas Hampson, baritone
with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Long Yu.
Full live concert here: ow.ly/ZwYLs