Encounters

A "Lausbub" baritone

Interview with Thomas Hampson — By Marion Mirande

The great baritone Thomas Hampson is back at the Opéra Bastille in Jorge Lavelli's production of Franz Lehár's La Veuve Joyeuse. Juggling between song and spoken text, he lends his deep broad voice to a comic character whom - as he explains – we should consider with the utmost seriousness.

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