Artist Spotlight

These lively Q&A's aim to shed light on the personalities behind the music. Get to know your favorite artists...or discover someone new!


Artist Spotlight
November 28, 2016

The acclaimed experimental cellist is a dynamo of creative and social-justice activity.

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Artist Spotlight
November 24, 2016

The celebrated mezzo-soprano explores the peacemaking power of music with a new recording and touring theatrical program.

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Artist Spotlight
October 31, 2016

The legendary dancer talks about Letter to a Man, a powerful interpretation of another legend’s descent into madness.

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Artist Spotlight
October 25, 2016

The rising star has a lot to say about the evolution of his singing, the role of critics, and the important people in his life.

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Artist Spotlight
October 25, 2016

The violinist chats about her early years, the challenges of switching to Baroque music, improvising, and the magic of reawakening a child’s wonder in listeners.

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Artist Spotlight
October 14, 2016

The pianist chats about the joys and challenges of keeping his roles as performer, pedagogue, and parent in perspective.

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Artist Spotlight
October 11, 2016

Marin Symphony’s new executive director reflects on the latest venture in his wide-ranging career.

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Artist Spotlight
September 26, 2016

The international star tenor reflects on his career so far and the highlights to come.

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Artist Spotlight
September 22, 2016

The director who has been reimagining opera for new audiences, trains his sights on the concert hall in a collaboration with the L.A. Philharmonic

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Artist Spotlight
September 16, 2016

The world is full of possibility for a musician who can play jazz, write symphonies, and give bang-up Harvard lectures.

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