The American baritone Thomas Hampson concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm. Hampson enjoys an international career as recitalist, opera singer and recording artist. He has performed in the world's most important concert halls and opera houses with many of today's most highly-esteemed singers, pianists, conductors and orchestras. Recently, he starred in a new production of Verdi's Macbeth at the Met.
As a recitalist, Mr. Hampson has won worldwide recognition for his thoughtfully researched and creatively constructed programs. A leading advocate of American song, Hampson enjoys a long-standing relationship with the Library of Congress, as both a performer and a scholar of music and poetry.
In Akron he will perform selections from his "Song of America" project. The "Song of America" project reaches a broad audience, allowing a wide range of listeners to experience America's rich history as told through its song. Audiences will experience the poetic and musical legacy of song that has shaped American culture through the centuries.