Sangeeta Kaur (soloist) & Hilla Plitmann (accompanist) won the classical solo album in the just-ended Grammy Awards 2022, they were nominated with Laura Strickling (soloist), Joy Schreier (accompanist) – Confessions
Will Liverman (soloist), Paul Sánchez (accompanist) – Dreams of a New Day – Songs by Black Composers Joyce DiDonato (soloist), Yannick Nézet-Séguin (accompanist) – Schubert: Winterreise Jamie Barton (soloist), and Jake Heggie (accompanist) – Unexpected Shadows.
Who Is Sangeeta Kaur?
Sangeeta Kaur (Teresa Mai), a Vietnamese American singer, multimedia artist and producer, modern-day Renaissance woman, and vocal powerhouse, is a one-of-a-kind talent. Sangeeta’s corpus of work is cinematic in scale and encompasses a wide spectrum of genres including Classical, New Age, Contemporary, and Spiritual.
Sangeeta received a Bachelor of Music in Opera Performance from California State University, Long Beach’s Bob Cole Music Conservatory, and a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Berklee’s Boston Conservatory.
Who Is Hila Plitmann
Hila Plitmann is an Israeli operatic soprano who specializes in new work performances. Plitmann’s professional career began in 1998 when she premiered Pulitzer Prize winner David Del Tredici’s The Spider and the Fly with Kurt Masur’s New York Philharmonic.
Her theatrical acting debut was in the Fountain Theater’s performance of Terrence McNally’s Master Class as Sharon.
Other notable performances include the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Del Tredici’s Paul Revere’s Ride with the Atlanta Symphony under Robert Spano and the world premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Wing on Wing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall.
The premiere of Eric Whitacre and David Norona’s groundbreaking Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings in Los Angeles; and the premiere of Eric Whitacre and David Norona’s groundbreaking Parad