European tour with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Thomas Hampson reunites with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta this April, for a concert tour throughout Europe. They previously presented events in 2014 to wide acclaim, and are reprising that programme for these performances. Works featured include Brahms’ String Quintet Op. 111 and Vier ernste Gesänge; Barber’s “Dover Beach,” Wolf’s Italian Serenade, Fussreise, Auf einer wanderung, and Rattenfänger; and Schubert’s Memnon and Geheimes. Performances take place April 9 at Dresden’s Frauenkirche, April 12 at Rotterdam’s De Doelen, and on April 13 at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

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

Shanghai Symphony concert video now available via Medici.tv

Thomas Hampson’s recent performance of excerpts from Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn,” with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Long Yu, is now available to stream for free on Medici.tv. This performance, which took place on March 15 at Shanghai Symphony Hall, also featured Strauss’ Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Op. 30 and a selection from the Peking opera The Drunken Beauty. Enjoy a preview via YouTube, and tune in at the following link to enjoy this not-to-be-missed event!

March 19th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

Heidelberg Spring Festival

Thomas Hampson returns to Heidelberg this spring, for the annual Internationales Musikfestival Heidelberger Frühling. The festival convenes with an opening concert on April 2 featuring Thomas, pianist Igor Levit, cellist Daniel Müller-Schott, clarinetist Jörg Widmann, the SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg and conductor Tito Muñoz. The event programme highlights works by Dvorák, Bernstein, Gershwin, and Porter. Young singers will also be featured in master classes with Mr. Hampson on April 3, 5 & 6; he will also present a lecture on the 6th. On April 7, Hampson is joined by pianist Wolfram Rieger and soloists Tamara Banješević, Silke Gäng, Idunnu Münch, Maximilian Krummen, and Andreas Beinhauer. The concert features works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Strauss, and Mahler, including “Des Knaben Wunderhorn.”

March 13th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: General News

European Tour with the NDR Sinfonieorchester

Thomas Hampson tours throughout Europe this month, with conductor Krzysztof Urbański and the NDR Sinfonieorchester. Mr. Hampson is the featured soloist on Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn,” on a programme that also includes Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche” Op. 28, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Performances take place at Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle on March 17 & March 20, on March 19 in Lübeck, at the Warsaw Beethoven Festival on March 22, Katowice’s NOSPR Concert Hall on March 23, and the Grand Théâtre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence on March 26.

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March 1st, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: News

March Tour throughout Asia

Thomas Hampson performs at several venues across Asia this spring, beginning with a March 2 recital titled ‘My Time, My Music’ at the Seoul Arts Center, with pianist Wolfram Rieger. The program features works by Strauss, Mahler, Ives, and more. Mr. Hampson then travels to Beijing for a concert on March 6 with the China Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Zhang Guoyong, performing Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn.” On March 11, Thomas sings “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.

February 20th, 2016   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: General News, News

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