'The Star-Spangled Banner' became the national anthem for the U.S. in 1931. Thomas Hampson tells the song's history.
American baritone Thomas Hampson enjoys a remarkable international career as a recitalist, opera singer, and recording artist. He is also actively involved in teaching, research and technology. Hampson is known as one of the most important interpreters of German song, as well as being an ambassador of American song.
On our program tonight, a conversation with American baritone Thomas Hampson, one of the finest voices in opera; a tour of the American Folk Art Museum, and the latest arts news from Christina Ha.
Coming up on NYC-ARTS: An interview with Thomas Hampson, a visit to the American Folk Art Museum, and Christina Ha reports the latest arts news from the Rubin Museum of Art. More arts and culture news, event listings and features at www.nyc-arts.org.
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