1. Thomas Hampson, baritone; San Francisco Symphony and Chorus/Michael Tilson Thomas

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the Americana music boomlet going on right now, perhaps the public is more ready than ever for the avant-Americana of Charles Ives (1874-1954). With the Americana music boomlet going on right now, perhaps the public is more ready than ever for the avant-Americana of Charles Ives (1874…