Artist Spotlights

Aimée Ts'ao - June 27, 2023

The celebrated choreographer, who’s working with SFDanceworks this summer, talks about her vision and process.

Iris Kwok - June 19, 2023

Huang likes her Bach “earthy” and thinks deeply about how to connect with an audience.

Lou Fancher - June 19, 2023

The Berkeley-raised musician chats with SFCV about their Peruvian roots and creating the time and space for healing.

Lisa Hirsch - June 6, 2023

The American music director reflects on her trailblazing career, important mentors, and the value of expanding the canon.

Lily O'Brien - May 30, 2023

The Swedish soprano returns to SF Opera to tackle the challenging character of the Dyer’s Wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 22, 2023

The Korean soprano brings her Italian training and experience of motherhood to the role of Cio-Cio-San.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 8, 2023

The singer-songwriter discusses her collaboration with string quartet Brooklyn Rider, celebrating the power of beauty as a political act.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 8, 2023

The star bass talks about his career, fighting for the underdog, and being a family man.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 2, 2023

Much as he loves Bach and Mozart, the insightful pianist has a lot more than that going on in his performances — and in his personal life.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2023

While enjoying the first summit of her career, Stasevska also has the courage to run supplies to her home country of Ukraine.