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Newly-Formed Partnership with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Thomas Hampson’s Hampsong Foundation and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance have formed a new partnership to strengthen the work of both organizations in the art of classic song, or art song, which is poetry set to music. The collaboration, called the Classic Song Research Initiative, will focus on projects related […]

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Thomas Hampson on #IDAGIOLive!

During this difficult time, we are looking for ways to bring song and music into the lives of our Hampsong community, and one of these ways is through special online series with our founder and director Thomas Hampson! Beginning April 8, Thomas will begin hosting live events in collaboration with the classical music streaming platform […]

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Schubert Week 2020 in Berlin!

Continuing a new tradition, the Schubert Week returns to the Pierre Boulez Saal in January 2020. As in previous years, the program has been curated by Thomas Hampson, who will open the festival with a performance of Winterreise, Schubert’s most celebrated song cycle, for which he is joined by pianist Wolfram Rieger. From January 13 […]

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Thomas Hampson as Advisor for Opera for Peace

Thomas Hampson is happy to serve as the Education & Technology Artist for Peace for Opera for Peace (https://www.operaforpeace.org/team/). This organization works to connect people around the world through the unifying nature of opera. To learn more about the mission of Opera for Peace, you can follow this link: https://www.operaforpeace.org/ “With Opera for Peace, we […]

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African American Music Conference this week!

Program booklet and link to livestream available here! Hosted by Dr. Louise Toppin, Videmus, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance. This conference (Sept. 12-15, 2019) focuses on the curation of music of the African Diaspora for future research and performance. Through a series of lectures, panels and performances by leading […]

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Heidelberg Lied Academy 2020–Apply now!

CALL FOR AUDITIONS–More information here! Apply by August 25, 2019. Announcing scholarships for the Lied Academy of the International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling! The Lied Academy was founded in 2011 under the artistic direction of Thomas Hampson, whose graduates include such renowned singers as Nadine Sierra, Benjamin Appl and Elsa Dreisig. The Lied Academy 2020 […]

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Song of America Workshop in Spokane, WA!

Spokane-area teachers are invited to attend a free workshop on Friday, March 1 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. to learn new approaches to integrating the humanities, and music in particular, into the classroom. The free workshop on March 1 includes two tickets to Hampson’s March 1concert, “Song of America: Beyond Liberty” – a journey through American history […]

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Schubert Week in Berlin!

Schubert Week: The World in Song “There is not one Schubert song that cannot teach us something,” Johannes Brahms once declared. Schubert wrote approximately 600 songs over the incredibly short period of a decade and a half—but hardly one tenth of these regularly finds its way onto concert programs around the world. View video from […]

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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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