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Live from Heidelberg in 2018!

From April 6 to April 9, 2018, we will again be broadcasting LIVE from the Heidelberg Lied Academy! Tune in to these live-streamed events, directly from Heidelberg, Germany, to explore the music, poetry, and multifaceted stories of German Lieder from anywhere in the world. The following events will be LIVE on: ★ Hampsong Foundation’s Facebook page […]

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German Translation of “Song: Mirror of the World” to air in June 2018!

We are thrilled to announce the completion of our translation of “Song: Mirror of the World” in collaboration with the German radio station SWR2 in Baden-Baden! With the help of Dr. Bettina Winkler (above, with Thomas Hampson) and Katharina Eickhoff, and over the course of two years, we are finally ready to broadcast „Das Lied […]

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Application Deadline extended for 2018 Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition!

New application deadline: Nov. 1, 2017! The Hampsong Foundation is partnering with the Mondavi Center to support their 2018 Young Artists Competition. This competition offers the $5000 Founders’ Prize in Voice to U.S.-resident vocalists age 18-24. More information here In honor of the Centennial of the birth of American composer Leonard Bernstein, the 2018 competition […]

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Hugo Wolf Medal 2017 Livestream

On Oct. 1, 2017, Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger were be awarded the Hugo-Wolf-Medaille (Hugo Wolf Medal) in Stuttgart, Germany. This medal honors the duo for their devotion to the Lieder repertoire. The ceremony was broadcast via Livestream.

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New Feature: ‘Opera: Passion, Power and Politics’

The Hampsong Foundation has teamed up with the Victoria & Albert Museum, as well as the Royal Opera House, to give you a sneak peek at the new exhibition: Opera: Passion, Power, & Politics. The exhibition runs from Sept. 30, 2017 to Feb. 25, 2018—but thanks to award-winning documentarian Jon Tolansky, you can already start […]

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2017 Award Winners & Deadlines

The Hampsong Foundation supports many organizations and individuals in collaborations with a variety of partners. The 2017 Hampsong Education Fellowship in American Song, presented in conjunction with the Society for American Music, was awarded to Dr. Candace Bailey for her project project “Music in Charleston’s Historic Homes.” She is a Professor of Music at North […]

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Heidelberg Lied Academy 2017–thanks for tuning in!

Thanks for joining us via LiveStream and Facebook for this year’s Heidelberg Lied Academy! Almost 60,000 viewers tuned in to the Heidelberg Lied Academy master class sessions via the Hampsong Foundation’s Facebook page! From South Korea to South Africa, Malaysia to Scotland, Brazil to Norway, we are grateful for your support–and thrilled by the outpouring […]

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Live from the Heidelberg Lied Academy 2017!

Tune in to these live-streamed events, directly from Heidelberg, Germany, to explore the music, poetry, and multifaceted stories of German Lieder from anywhere in the world. The following events will be LIVE on: ★ Hampsong Foundation’s Facebook page ★ Heidelberg Festival’s Livestream Watch video from the 2017 Academy on our Facebook page: Hampsong Foundation Videos MARCH 30 […]

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LiveStream on Feb. 10 & 11, 2017!

We’re live from the 20th Anniversary African American Art Song Alliance Conference in Irvine, California all day on Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11! You can tune in live from anywhere in the world on the Hampsong Foundation’s LiveStream channel:       For more information, please visit the event pages on this website: […]

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