Grammy Award-winning soprano Hila Plitmann begins her week-long UCLA residency by joining renowned composer and professor Richard Danielpour in conversation. The evening will offer insight into how Plitmann, one of the great performers of our time, approaches new music and how composers and performers collaborate in the process. Danielpour and Plitmann are joined by Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty. All school of music students and the general public are invited and encouraged to attend.
There are also two opportunities to see and hear Plitmann perform during her residency. Both performances are free and open to the public.
UCLA Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
Friday, December 7, at 8 pm in Schoenberg Hall, Free
Plitmann will perform Michael Daugherty’s Labyrinth of Love for solo soprano and chamber winds with the UCLA Wind Ensemble. Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty will be present to introduce the work.
The Passion of Yeshua
Sunday, December 9, at 4 pm in Royce Hall, Free
Richard Danielpour’s oratorio The Passion of Yeshua will feature Plitmann performing one of the solo roles (Miryam Magdala), with the UCLA Philharmonia and 120 voices from across the UCLA Choral ensembles.