Thomas Hampson, an American baritone, enjoys a remarkable career as opera singer, recitalist, and recording artist. in addition, Thomas Hampson continues to maintain his teaching, music research and technology activities.
Thomas Hampson has performed in all major concert halls and opera theaters worldwide and collaborated with the most renowned singers, pianists, conductors and orchestras. Hampson has earned an international praise for his creatively constructed programs that explore the rich repertoire of song in a wide range of styles, languages and historic periods.
Thomas Hampson is regarded as one of the most significant interpreters of German romantic song, especially those of Schumann, Mahler and Wolf. Due to his ongoing “Song of America” project, Thomas Hampson is also regarded as the "ambassador" of American song.
in 2003 Thomas Hampson established the Hampsong Foundation where he employs the art of song to encourage intercultural dialogue and understanding.