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
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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Artist Spotlight
September 7, 2016

The director of San Francisco Opera’s Andrea Chénier pushes his singing actors to make every moment count.

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Artist Spotlight
August 26, 2016

The composer enters his ninth decade with new ideas and fresh energy for creating, teaching, and performing.

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Artist Spotlight
June 1, 2016

The noted conductor wields the baton with the S.F. Symphony this month in a program of Britten, Mozart, and Dvořák.

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