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Interviews & Profiles

German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau performing in England in 1962.

May 30, 2012 The American baritone remembers one of his mentors and recommends some of his greatest recordings.

Thomas Hampson (left) stars as Rick Rescorla in the opera Heart of A Soldier, by Christopher Theofanidis, which receives its world premiere Sept. 10 at the San Francisco Opera.

September 9, 2011 Opera is filled with heroes. But few are like Rick Rescorla, who saved 2700 lives on Sept. 11.

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May 18, 2008 The famous composer never wrote an opera, but there's plenty of drama in his massive symphonies.

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With the presidential election set for Tuesday, we take a look at operas that tackle today's toughest political issues.

November 1, 2012 Watch excerpts from contemporary operas that grapple with today's top political issues head-on.

Baritone Thomas Hampson takes his punches for opera on a BBC talk show.

August 6, 2013 The celebrated singer Thomas Hampson found himself in a verbal boxing match on a recent talk show.

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December 12, 2010 Hear baritone Thomas Hampson's new recording of Gustav Mahler's 'Wunderhorn' songs in its entirety.

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July 6, 2010 To mark the composer's 150th birthday, baritone Thomas Hampson reflects on Mahler's vocal music.

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Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Kindertotenlieder; Rückert-Lieder

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  • Album: Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Kindertotenlieder; Rückert-Lieder
  • Artist: Thomas Hampson
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
 

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

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  • Album: Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
  • Artist: Otto Klemperer
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 1998
 

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

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  • Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"
  • Artist: Gilbert Kaplan
  • Label: Conifer
  • Released: 1998
 

Mahler: Symphony No. 1; Adagio

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  • Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 1; Adagio
  • Artist: Leonard Bernstein
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 1998