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Los Angeles 1943 – Escape to Paradise

  Los Angeles 1943 – Escape to Paradise “LA Exiles in Paradise 1943” brings to life, through the twin lenses of words and music, an extraordinary creative flowering driven by one of history’s darkest periods. Daniel Hope’s brilliant research, recording and writing, alongside the expert curation and interpretation of Thomas Hampson, the eminent “ambassador of…

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Berlin 1938 – ‘Das Schicksalsjahr’

  Berlin 1938 – “Das Schicksaljahr” Daniel Hope, Thomas Hampson, Horst Maria Merz and Friends 1938 – described even by the Nazis as “the fateful year” was a moment in time in which the situation of German Jews changed abruptly and irrevocably within a few months. A severe increase in the deprivation of rights, discrimination,…

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A Romantic Night – Hollywood

Baritone Thomas Hampson and violinist Daniel Hope unite to bring you an evening of unparalleled American romantic music, inspired by such greats as Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Kurt Weill. New arrangements by Paul Bateman enable stunning chamber versions of some of the most beloved melodies of all time, including “Begin The Beguine”,…

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Hope Music Academy

What is the Hope Academy? In 2018, Daniel Hope and the Schloss Neuhardenberg Foundation jointly established the Hope Academy, a new form of masterclass held once a year at Neuhardenberg Castle. It is led by Daniel Hope in cooperation with renowned international guest tutors and pedagogues such as Philip Dukes, Jacques Ammon, Daniel Geiss and…

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A Distant Drum — The Story of Nat Nakasa

For the 2014 Carnegie Hall commission A Distant Drum, violinist Daniel Hope curated a unique production of music-theatre, joining forces with his father, Christopher Hope, one of South African’s most eminent novelists. A portrait in words with music by German Jazz musician Ralf Schmid, A Distant Drum tells the story of Nat Nakasa. A brilliant, irreverent…

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Tu Was! (Do Something)

On November 10, 2013, Daniel Hope performed at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate for an audience of 12,000 in a ceremony honoring the victims of “Kristallnacht.” Also known as the Night of Broken Glass, the massacre of November 9–10, 1938, alerted the world to the barbarism of the Nazis. The ceremony, which marked the 75th anniversary of…

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