Artist Spotlights

Iris Kwok - March 28, 2023

The veteran broadcaster chats with SFCV about his new podcast project, which explores the Black experience in classical music.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 13, 2023

As she makes a West Coast swing with her solo Bach recital, the violinist talks about sustaining a career, taking risks, and Instagram.

Emily Wilson - March 10, 2023

The celebrated artistic director of Apollo’s Fire is teaming up with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra for a program of traditional Jewish music.

Victoria Looseleaf - March 7, 2023

The pianist is an extraordinary musician, but part of that stems from his unique outlook, which has facets that are political and philosophical.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 28, 2023

SFCV chats with the conductor and pianist, who takes the stage with his former ensemble to solo in a new concerto by his son Gabriel.

Lou Fancher - February 14, 2023

The Cleveland Orchestra’s former associate conductor makes his Oakland Symphony debut this month, but his dance card is already full.

Jeff Kaliss - February 6, 2023

Initially tapped for the group’s “50 for the Future” project, Wiancko was still surprised to be invited to join Kronos as a performer.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 6, 2023

SFCV chats with the award-winning, boundary-breaking dance artist, whose company, A.I.M, comes to California this month.

Iris Kwok - January 31, 2023

The founder of the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism at SFCM has released a memoir about his career in journalism and book publishing.

Victoria Looseleaf - January 23, 2023

SFCV chats with a leading figure in new music, who wraps up his tenure with the famed Ensemble intercontemporain this season.