Artist Spotlights

Victoria Looseleaf - May 15, 2022

The downhome diva talks with SFCV about the challenges of mastering the title role in Verdi’s timeless opera and why it’s still relevant today.

Joe Cadagin - May 10, 2022

The composer talks about the perception and reality of Latin American music and about a new work getting its world premiere with the LA Phil this week.

Lily O'Brien - May 9, 2022

California Symphony’s artist-in-residence talks about creativity, composition, and a new piece premiering live on May 14.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 25, 2022

The Met’s “most daring diva” talks with SFCV about her storied career, performing with her husband, and the enduring allure of My Fair Lady.

Lisa Houston - April 11, 2022

The ascending countertenor talks with SFCV about his star turn on The Voice, his upcoming date with Opera Parallèle, and about being an “everyday singer.”

Victoria Looseleaf - April 4, 2022

The choreographer talks about the groundbreaking work she and her group have done and what makes them distinctive.

Michael Zwiebach - March 29, 2022

The six-time Grammy winner is a passionate advocate for new music and music education, and he makes his SF Symphony debut April 7–9.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 21, 2022

The Polish countertenor and champion break dancer tells SFCV about the latest projects in his blazing career.

Lou Fancher - February 28, 2022

We chat with the artist about her devotion to Ludwig van B, her teaching gig at UCSB, and her ambitious new release with Robert Koenig.

Lou Fancher - February 21, 2022

The gifted cellist talks about his approach to the instrument and his latest album.