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Heidelberg Lied Academy–Apply now!

Call for Auditions–More Information here! In cooperation with the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin and the Wigmore Hall in London, the Heidelberger Frühling will present two projects in 2019. Auditions for both projects will take place on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at Wigmore Hall as well as Thursday November 8, 2018 at Barenboim-Said Akademie in […]

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“Songs from Chicago” Project

Thomas Hampson, America’s leading baritone and a champion of the art of classic song — poetry set to music — makes his Cedille Records debut with a program of songs by five composers of the early 20th century associated with the city of Chicago: Ernst Bacon, Florence Price, John Alden Carpenter, Margaret Bonds, and Louis […]

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“Song of America:
Beyond Liberty”

Celebrate American History and Culture this month by sponsoring our new educational initiative: Song of America: Beyond Liberty! Launching this summer in collaboration with the Glimmerglass Festival, Thomas Hampson takes Song of America on the road to audiences, educators, and students nationwide over the next few concert seasons! Across 50 states, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto […]

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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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