Artist Spotlights

Lisa Houston - May 17, 2020

Clever planning, hard work, and a digital interface with Adler leadership keep the talented singer focused on her emerging career.

Lou Fancher - May 12, 2020

A new project engaging scores of musicians in broadcasting tales of the pandemic from around the world is keeping the eclectic composer busy.

Lily O'Brien - May 11, 2020

The innovative composer/DJ talks about his online educational program and keeping music alive during the pandemic.

Janice Berman - May 4, 2020

The company’s artistic director shares his ideas for coping with uncertainty and celebrates promotions and a new addition.

Lou Fancher - April 18, 2020

The jazz chanteuse shares her humor, insights into her new recording, and stories from a lifetime of making music.

Lou Fancher - April 13, 2020

The vibrant multi-instrumentalist talks about keeping the creative juices flowing when the outlets have dried up.

Lou Fancher - March 21, 2020

The pianist unveils her latest recording and talks about its deep roots in traditional music.

Lily O'Brien - March 15, 2020

The virtuoso pianist talks about her life in music and her many projects to engage and encourage budding musicians.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 12, 2020

The adventurous outgoing artistic director of Long Beach Opera discusses his new production of Peter Maxwell Davies’s opera, and looks back over his 23 seasons with the company.

Lou Fancher - March 5, 2020

The versatile singer and actor talks about inhabiting the spirits of four iconic African American women in the long-running show.