Artist Spotlights

Victoria Looseleaf - November 8, 2022

SFCV chats with the famed sibling piano duo about working with contemporary composers and staging new pieces.

Lily O'Brien - November 7, 2022

The star soprano, who makes her SF Opera debut this month as Violetta, says hard work is at the core of everything she does.

Lisa Houston - October 31, 2022

Now studying conducting at university in Vienna, the young composer has revised her first opera and written another.

Tom Jacobs - October 25, 2022

The famous composer talks about his latest work and coming back from a long struggle with depression.

Lou Fancher - October 18, 2022

SFCV chats with the star violinist about her many enthusiasms, both in art and in life.

Lisa Houston - October 11, 2022

The soprano’s role debut as Madame Lidoine, also her company debut, comes as her career begins to skyrocket.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 10, 2022

The choreographer’s latest piece, The Look of Love, draws on songs and feelings that everyone knows.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 3, 2022

The tenor chats about starring in Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels’s work at LA Opera and being a magnet for new music generally.

Lev Mamuya - September 26, 2022

As Both gets set for its Los Angeles premiere, the composer talks about what this major piece means and how her process factors in.

Emily Wilson - September 19, 2022

The famed pianist chats about his early training, teaching the next generation, and an upcoming concert for San Francisco Performances.