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An impassioned interview with soprano Kamala

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Performer Kamala Sankaram has received commissions from Beth Morrison Projects, HERE Arts Center, Opera on Tap, and Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Orchestra, among others.  Kamala created MIRANDA, winner of the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical. Her second opera, THUMBPRINT, premiered in the 2014 PROTOTYPE Festival, and was featured on NPR, Agence France Presse, and media outlets worldwide.
As a performer, Kamala has been hailed as "an impassioned soprano with blazing high notes" and called "strikingly original."   She has performed with and premiered pieces by Anthony Braxton, Beth Morrison Projects, the Philip Glass Ensemble, the Wooster Group, Anti-Social Music, and Petr Kotik, among others. She is currently the frontwoman of world music ensemble Bombay Rickey.
In addition to her musical pursuits, Kamala has been a voice actor on Comedy Central’s Superjail and holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the New School for Social Research.
For more, please visit www.kamalasankaram.com