Thomas Hampson

The latest quote from Thomas Hampson is: “I'm very much in admiration of what he achieved in his life. Amundsen has edges. He is very clear, he is very sharp, he is very determined, he is very focused, very disciplined. So the music, I think, my music, reflects that.”. It comes from the The epic race to the South Pole on the operatic stage article. You’ll find on this page 4 articles with Thomas Hampson quoted on topics such as Amundsen and music. Thomas Hampson has been quoted 5 times in 4 articles.

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I'm very much in admiration of what he achieved in his life. Amundsen has edges. He is very clear, he is very sharp, he is very determined, he is very focused, very disciplined. So the music, I think, my music, reflects that.

That's quite an achievement in the musical language.

Richard Strauss is one of the great composers and thinkers and he loved the opera, he was obviously very successful but he loved the relationship of word to music and music as a language and word as a metaphor, really.

It's interesting that he does not call the conflicting factions to reason, he doesn't call them to anything else but love, obviously brotherly love: 'Why can't you find compassion amongst yourselves, why can't we embrace the sameness and let the differences be on the outside?

The thing about heroes is that they are very normal people who have at the right moment, at the necessary moment, the fortitude to trascend everything that they would know as life because of the crisis, the danger, the necessity of the protection of life that they are involved in. Rick Riscorla did extraordinary things, it's a great story, but he was just a person you'd like to be around, he was a nice man, he was a good man.

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