Desmonda Cathabel wins SSSSPOTY 2022

SSSSPOTY 2022 winner Desmonda Cathabel pictured with host Jenna Russell (left) and Sondheim Society patron Julia McKenzie (right). Photograph: David Ovenden

PRESS RELEASE - 31 May 2022

Desmonda Cathabel from Jakarta, Indonesia, studying at the Royal Academy of Music, has beaten off stiff competition from 11 other talented young singers to be named the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year.

She was crowned last night at the end of a hotly contersted West End sing-off final - the first since the passing of legendary composer Stephen Sondheim - fittingly, in the Sondheim Theatr