The bass-baritone reprises his role in a radical retelling of Fidelio, but he’s expanding his part offstage, too.
The pedal-steel guitar virtuoso talks about his instrument, its role in Black gospel music, and much more. He plays in Oakland on Feb. 27.
Hope tells SFCV about his early years with Yehudi Menuhin, his whirlwind of activity during the pandemic, and his plans with the NCCO.
The stage and screen star tells SFCV about her choices for the Feb. 12 concert.
The musical ambassador talks about the challenges of playing the pipa, communicating through music, and her special bond with Lou Harrison.
The acclaimed mezzo’s new CD debuts 17 new songs written for her during the pandemic.
In advance of performing with MTT and the SF Symphony Jan. 27–29, the pianist talks about playing Liszt and the “new normal.”
The revered Hollywood Bowl conductor talks about bringing the jazz legend’s symphonic works into the canon, and reveals the challenges of “COVID conducting.”
With six decades in the music industry, singing and teaching, Carol has accumulated a very rare wisdom in addition to her musicianship.
The intrepid pianist talks about performing works by 54 women composers in her upcoming seven-hour marathon at BAMPFA.