Artist Spotlights

Lily O'Brien - November 30, 2019

The jazz chanteuse has upcoming gigs with the SF and Oakland Symphonies. She talks about her passions and influences.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 22, 2019

The soprano talks about her special relationship with SFO, her title role in Hansel and Gretel, and the future of opera.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 16, 2019

The classical guitar virtuoso talks about channeling a world of music through six strings.

Lou Fancher - November 9, 2019

The soulful singer gained international fame when she was featured in 20 Feet From Stardom.

Victoria Looseleaf - November 4, 2019

The admired coloratura joins LA Opera for its spectacular Magic Flute.

Jeff Kaliss - November 4, 2019

His setting of Brian Turner’s “Here, Bullet” is catching on with performance groups around the globe via an innovative commission model.

Lisa Houston - October 29, 2019

Joseph Young shares his hopes and aspirations for his tenure with the adventurous orchestra.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 28, 2019

A young composer with the confidence to leave some things unplanned.

Victoria Looseleaf - October 20, 2019

The Mexican composer talks about Yanga, her latest LA Phil commission.

Lily O'Brien - October 19, 2019

The jazz virtuoso has an upcoming gig at SFJAZZ. He reveals his wildly eclectic influences.