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Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson

American lyric baritone
Thomas Hampson was born on 28 June 1955 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Mozart 22 (2006), What Other Couples Do (2013) and Macbeth (2002).Wikipedia
BornJune 28, 1955
HometownElkhart, Indiana, United States
Height6'4" (1.93m)
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Fleming stars as `Nixon in China' arrives at Paris Opera

  • After spending decades portraying generals' wives, a countess and a courtesan, Renée Fleming walked gingerly onto the stage of the Bastille Opera in a blond wig, red coat and black gloves to depict Pat Nixon, former first lady of the United States. John Adams’ “Nixon in China,” a 1987 work among the most acclaimed American operas, received its Paris Opera premiere on Saturday night to eight minutes of applause following a revelatory production by Argentine director Valentina Carrasco that replaced literalism with metaphor. The lasting images were of a dark American eagle pitted against a bright red Chinese dragon and of ping-pong tables symbolizing both diplomacy and the quest for superiority.
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