Hugo Wolf
and His Time


A multi-layer project exploring songs by Hugo Wolf, as well as Zemlinsky, Webern, Richard Strauss, Alma Mahler, Schönberg, and Joseph Marx. This project includes a concert program from the Salzburg Festival with: song listings for the concerts “Hugo Wolf und Seine Zeit” and “Hugo-Wolf-Marathon” works of visual art and photography { … }


Hugo Wolf and His Time
(August 2003)


Hugo Wolf and His Time 1 & 4 August 2003 Salzburg Festival Songs by Hugo Wolf, as well as Zemlinsky, Webern, Richard Strauss, Alma Mahler, Schönberg, and Joseph Marx. Contained in the program booklet: song listings for the concerts “Hugo Wolf und Seine Zeit” and “Hugo-Wolf-Marathon” works of visual art { … }


Thomas Hampson Interview on Hugo Wolf and His Time (2003)


“I Will Never Get Away from this Period…” An Interview with Thomas Hampson from the program book Hugo Wolf und Seine Zeit Interview: Susanne Stähr / Translated by Steven Lindberg


Persecuted Composers – Persecuted Music


On Thomas Hampson’s 2005 Salzburg Recital English translation by Ben Letzler 1. How It Began 2. The Anti-Semitic Components 3. Exclusion and Persecution 4. The Case of Viktor Ullmann 5. Richard Wagner’s Fateful Role 6. Mendelssohn – Meyerbeer – Mahler 7. Epilogue How It Began On May 10, 1933 (the new regime wasted no time), the books { … }


Verboten und Verbannt
Song Texts & Translations


Song listing: FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) 1. Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Op. 34, No. 2 Text: Heinrich Heine 2. Altdeutsches Frühlingslied, Op. 86, No. 6 Text: Friedrich von Spee GIACOMO MEYERBEER (1791-1864) 3. Komm! (1837) Text: Heinrich Heine 4. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube (1838) Text: Heinrich Heine 5. Menschenfeindlich { … }


New York Philharmonic Lecture, April 2010


Thomas Hampson was the inaugural Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, holding the position during the New York Philharmonic’s 2009-2010 season.


An Introduction to “Forgotten Composers – Forgotten Music”


“A festival convert as it ought to be” by Gottfried Kraus English translation by Stewart Spencer The present release documents one of the most remarkable recitals to have taken place in Salzburg in recent years. Thomas Hampson worked on the fourth and, for the time being, final installment of his { … }


Richard Strauss: Selected Bibliography and Discography


Selected Bibliography and Discography from Thomas Hampson compiled during his research for the album Notturno: Songs by Richard Strauss


Des Knaben Wunderhorn Audio Selections


Listen to the various Des Knaben Wunderhorn Audio Selections below.


A Benefit Recital at the Pierpont Morgan Library (April 1994)


April 25, 1994 Thomas Hampson, baritone Craig Rutenberg, piano Pierpont Morgan Library New York City The program includes song texts, translations, and extensive program notes. Repertoire: Gustav Mahler, Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn Richard Wagner, “Les deux grenadiers” Franz Liszt, “La tombe et la rose” & “Oh! quand je dors” John { … }