01 Nov 2010

Thomas Hampson, baritone and Living Legend, exhilarates with American songs


By Cecelia Porter [Washington Post, 30 October 2010]

Thomas Hampson, the celebrated baritone of the opera stage and recital hall, enraptured a capacity audience at the Library of Congress on Thursday with examples from his Song of America Project and Gustav Mahler's "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" settings -- all music that has deservedly become identified with Hampson.