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Spokane Symphony Classics: Overtures And Arias With Thomas Hampson

Spokane Symphony Classics: Overtures And Arias With Thomas Hampson

ECKART PREU, CONDUCTOR
THOMAS HAMPSON, BARITONE
SPOKANE SYMPHONY CHORALE
EWU SYMPHONIC CHOIR

The Grammy Award-winning, internationally renowned Thomas Hampson returns to his hometown for the celebration of the Tenth anniversary of the reopening of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. He will lend his velvety baritone to a program of arias from popular operas and a selection of classics from the American Songbook. Hampson gave the final performance at the theater before it went dark and returned in 2009 for the symphony’s world premiere of Michael Daugherty’s “Letters From Lincoln..”

THE MUSIC

W. A. Mozart ● Overture from Cosi fan tutte
W. A. Mozart ● “Rivolgete a lui lo Sguardo” from Cosi fan tutte
W. A. Mozart ● Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
W. A. Mozart ● “Hai gia vinta la causa” from The Marriage of Figaro
Richard Wagner ● “Entry of the Guests” from Tannhäuser
Richard Wagner ● “O, du mein holder Abendstern” from Tannhäuser
Giuseppe Verdi ● “Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore
Giacomo Puccini ● “Va, Tosca” (Te Deum) from Tosca
Leonard Bernstein ● Overture to Candide
Aaron Copland ● Old American Songs, Set 1
    I The Dodger
    II Simple Gifts
    III The Boatmen’s Dance
Leonard Bernstein ● “Three Dance Episodes” from On the Town
Cole Porter ● “Begin the Beguine”

PROGRAM NOTES
SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

Thomas Hampson singing selections from Aaron Copland's Old American Songs

 

GUEST ARTIST

THOMAS HAMPSON, baritone

Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, hails from Spokane, Washington. He has received many honors and awards for his probing artistry and cultural leadership. Comprising more than 150 albums, his discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He received the 2009 Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and was appointed the New York Philharmonic’s first Artist-in-Residence. In 2010 he was honored with a Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress, where he serves as Special Advisor to the Study and Performance of Music in America. ● Thomas Hampson's website

Baritone Thomas Hampson will be giving a masterclass on Friday, November 4 at 3 pm. There will be a $10 charge to attend this class. BUY MASTER CLASS TICKETS

 

TICKET INFORMATION

This concert is available individually or as part of a Classics or Take-5 subscription. Both individual and season tickets may be purchased with personalized service at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online and at all TicketsWest outlets.  ●  BUY INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ● BUY SEASON TICKETS

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