Artist Spotlights

Victoria Looseleaf - August 21, 2023

The violinist, whose latest album drops this month, continues to explore new music, overlooked works by Black composers, and much else.

Tom Jacobs - August 21, 2023

The San Francisco native reflects on his inspirations, his writing process, and finding his own musical voice.

Lou Fancher - August 15, 2023

The SF International Piano Festival showcases Van Ostrand in a heavyweight recital, made lighter by Ohlsson’s guidance.

Michael Zwiebach - August 9, 2023

The composer talks about the Augmented Orchestra, a new application that incorporates electroacoustic techniques more seamlessly.

Victoria Looseleaf - August 8, 2023

The young music director discusses stepping in to lead major orchestras at the last minute, his history with the LA Phil, and how to listen sensitively.

Tom Jacobs - July 25, 2023

The acclaimed concertmaster, who’s in La Jolla this month and next for SummerFest, talks about balancing her orchestral and chamber roles.

Victoria Looseleaf - July 17, 2023

Along with performing, one of Pohjonen’s projects in recent years has been the development of a virtual piano-accompaniment app.

Tom Jacobs - July 10, 2023

The SF Symphony principal chats with SFCV about cultivating passion for his instrument, both as a performer and teacher.

Victoria Looseleaf - July 4, 2023

The bass-baritone, who will appear in Verdi’s Requiem this month, has skyrocketed to success but stays humble nevertheless.

Aimée Ts'ao - June 27, 2023

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