Artist Spotlights

Victoria Looseleaf - October 21, 2023

The Finnish violinist talks about collaborating with composers, taking up conducting, and his country’s musical culture.

Lou Fancher - October 15, 2023

Whether it’s preparing the SFS Chorus or conducting the LA Master Chorale, Wong has a knack for bringing musicians together.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 15, 2023

Cheng is one of the great explorers of new music, pushing herself beyond her comfort zone and finding delight in the unexpected.

Emily Wilson - October 10, 2023

As he gets ready to play Lohengrin in San Francisco, O’Neill talks about his life as one of the leading Wagner tenors of his generation.

Lev Mamuya - October 3, 2023

Nothing slows Wilson down, and he continues a long-term relationship with Four Seasons Arts in an upcoming recital.

Michael Zwiebach - September 26, 2023

The star violinist and entrepreneur arrives in Walnut Creek to play Wynton Marsalis with the California Symphony.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 26, 2023

Not a fan of social media, intrigued by the novels of E.T.A. Hoffmann, Borrow is charting his own path and playing music he loves.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 18, 2023

The mezzo-soprano is singing in back-to-back productions of Don Giovanni and The Barber of Seville this fall.

Michael Zwiebach - September 12, 2023

Master of electronica though he is, the composer of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs links his ideals to 19th-century programmatic music.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 12, 2023

The singer has a commanding voice, but she continues to train and extend it, enjoying all of the practice and rehearsal along the way.