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“Song of America: A Celebration of Black Music” Mini-Festival in June 2021

“Song of America: A Celebration of Black Music” is a digital three-concert mini-festival celebrating the music, poetry, and stories of Black composers, writers, and artists. The festival will be presented digitally starting the first week of June 2021 in collaboration with the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and the Hamburg International Music Festival. View the festival materials, and concert […]

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Collaboration with 92Y on Schubert Course in May 2021

In collaboration with the Unterberg Poetry Center (92Y), the Hampsong Foundation will offer a two-session course led by Thomas Hampson and Dr. Susan Youens to enrich the experience of listening to the songs of Franz Schubert. Course information: Schubert’s Lieder: An Introduction with Thomas Hampson and Susan Youens I came here as a stranger, I depart […]

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Schubert Week 2021 starts today!

For the third consecutive year, the Pierre Boulez Saal and Thomas Hampson present Schubert Week – a week dedicated to Schubert Lieder featuring daily concerts, workshops, and conversations, all available to stream live and for free online. From January 18 to 24, tune in daily at 8 pm Central European (2pm Eastern) for streamed concerts with a range […]

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[email protected] with IDAGIO Supports Young Artists

The Hampsong Foundation is pleased to announce the recently launched [email protected] series in the IDAGIO Global Concert Hall. This series of online performances, presented during the 2020-21 season, is a unique opportunity to experience the brilliance of tomorrow’s artists and to support their development during this challenging time. High-quality performances from a variety of music […]

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“Singing Down the Barriers” Institute in Summer 2021

The “Singing Down the Barriers” Institute is a four-day adult summer intensive of the University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and is offered in partnership with the Hampsong Foundation via the Classic Song Research Initiative. For 2021, this institute will be administered completely online. “Singing Down the Barriers” is an intensive introduction […]

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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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