Artist Spotlights

Emily Wilson - February 7, 2022

The musical ambassador talks about the challenges of playing the pipa, communicating through music, and her special bond with Lou Harrison.

Tom Jacobs - January 29, 2022

The acclaimed mezzo’s new CD debuts 17 new songs written for her during the pandemic.

Victoria Looseleaf - January 24, 2022

In advance of performing with MTT and the SF Symphony Jan. 27–29, the pianist talks about playing Liszt and the “new normal.”

Tom Jacobs - January 15, 2022

The revered Hollywood Bowl conductor talks about bringing the jazz legend’s symphonic works into the canon, and reveals the challenges of “COVID conducting.”

Lou Fancher - December 13, 2021

With six decades in the music industry, singing and teaching, Carol has accumulated a very rare wisdom in addition to her musicianship.

Jason Victor Serinus - December 13, 2021

The intrepid pianist talks about performing works by 54 women composers in her upcoming seven-hour marathon at BAMPFA.

Victoria Looseleaf - December 6, 2021

The polymath composer tells SFCV about his creative process and curating the latest installment of SFS’s genre-busting music showcase.

Lou Fancher - November 22, 2021

The new KDFC morning host relays her history as a singer, actor, and radio personality, and shares her philosophy of inclusiveness in classical music.

Tamzin Elliott - November 16, 2021

The eminent composer in conversation about her six-and-a-half decades in experimental music

Lou Fancher - November 15, 2021

With The Bell Rang, the pair honor Barbara Lee with an installation at Mills College.