The American Songbook http://wrti.org en Baritone Thomas Hampson: His American Music Mission http://wrti.org/post/baritone-thomas-hampson-his-american-music-mission <p>An encore broadcast of an award-winning Crossover this week, as Jill hosts baritone Thomas Hampson. Hampson was in Philadelphia earlier this season on tour with his latest project with the Library of Congress, The American Songbook. We examine his stellar career, and his personal views about the mission of music, and in particular American music.</p> <p>Originally Aired January 7, 2006</p> <p>Jill is joined by the renowned baritone Thomas Hampson, whose worldwide reputation has been earned on the great opera stages. He's currently on a recital tour, taking music of American composers across the country, in a project organized by the Library of Congress. His appearance in Philadelphia is tomorrow night, at the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater.</p> Sat, 30 Jun 2007 16:33:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1674 at http://wrti.org Baritone Thomas Hampson: His American Music Mission