Notturno - Songs by Richard StraussDeutsche Grammophon
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This year marks what would be the 150th birthday of the iconic composer, Richard Strauss, and to pay tribute, Deutsche Grammophon releases Notturno, songs by Richard Strauss performed by American baritone Thomas Hampson. Widely recognized as one of the premiere interpreters of German art song today, Hampson celebrates Strauss' 150th anniversary with several concerts in Europe and North America, along with a new production of the composer's Arabella which took place in April at the Salzburg Easter Festival.
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Thomas Hampson performs Strauss recital at Tanglewood / The Boston Globe review
Richard Strauss' "Himmelsboten," which opened "Strauss and His World," Wednesday's Tanglewood recital by baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Wolfram Rieger, is one song, but might as well be six: Each stanza gets its own musical milieu. As Hampson impishly asked a sunbeam to enter his beloved's window and kiss her breast, the melodic surge shuffled the harmonies through an entire deck of keys. Some compo...
Thomas Hampson - Notturno / gbtimes interview
With his infinite and mature talent, American baritone Thomas Hampson has been enjoying a triumphant international career as an opera singer, recitalist and recording artist for decades. All complemented by his passionate interest in teaching and exploring an immensely varied repertoire of songs.
gbtimes talked to Hampson shortly after the release of his latest Notturno album, feat...
Thomas Hampson - Notturno / WQXR - 'Album Of the Week'
If it's a major composer anniversary year, that must mean a batch of new commemorative recordings. Richard Strauss has long been well-served by recording labels: there are more than 2,400 albums of his music, according to one measurement. A new notable addition to the catalog is this week's WQXR - New York 'Album Of the Week. The Deutsche Grammophon recording of - Notturno: Songs by Richard ...
Thomas Hampson - Notturno / WFMT 'New Release of the Week'
Thomas Hampson is widely regarded as one of the premier interpreters of German art song today. In 2014, the American baritone celebrates Richard Strauss' 150th anniversary with several concerts in Europe and North America and a new production of the opera Arabella at the Salzburg Easter Festival. With this release, he adds to his already considerable discography with an expertly-crafted collection of Lie...
Thomas Hampson - Notturno / WCPE 'CD Of the Month'
Review from Bob Chapman, Host of "WCPE Opera House" Lke the legendary twentieth-century German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Thomas Hampson has enjoyed an active career both as a song recitalist and operatic performer. Renowned himself for his impassioned championing of the art song, Hampson declares, "You simply have to recognize him as one of the greatest vocal artists of all time. If Fischer-...