Gala Concert – “No Tenors Allowed” at the Theater Wolfsburg

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.

May 28th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

La Scala operatic debut in title role of ‘Don Giovanni’

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.

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May 18th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

Wiener Symphoniker concerts, honoring Alexander von Zemlinsky

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.

May 12th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

Sea & Music

Thomas Hampson is a featured artist on this spring’s sold-out concert cruise with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, with an itinerary featuring stops along the Mediterranean coast. Hampson sings Dvořák’s Zigeunermelodien, Op. 55 on a program that also highlights Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Schönberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4, on May 12 at the spectacular Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona. Rainer Honeck will lead the Vienna Philharmonic for this performance. Mr. Hampson also presents an on-board recital on May 14 for the cruise attendees, featuring much-loved gems from his vast repertoire of song.

May 8th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

May appearances in Vienna and Hamburg

Thomas Hampson returns to Vienna on May 8, as a featured performer at this year’s “Festival of Joy” Open Air Concert. This special event takes place at the Heldenplatz, with the Wiener Symphoniker and Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde under the direction of Christoph von Dohnányi. The programme features Schoenberg’s Fanfare for a Bowl Concert on motifs of “Die Gurrelieder” and “A Surviver from Warsaw” for Narrator, Men’s Choir and Orchestra op. 46, with Hampson as the Narrator. Additionally, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 “Eroica.”

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April 24th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

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