Artist Spotlights

Lou Fancher - February 29, 2020

The San Francisco choreographer talks about the diverse traditions informing the new works in “Triple Take.”

Emily Wilson - February 29, 2020

The globally admired performer relishes her new role integrating the cultural center’s rich artistic vision.

Lou Fancher - February 20, 2020

Trombonist Pat Mullan talks about how the ensemble pays tribute to African-American jazz masters Mary Lou Williams and Melba Liston.

Jeff Kaliss - February 15, 2020

The dean of Irish pipers talks about a lifetime in traditional music and his upcoming gigs in California with the esteemed Celtic ensemble.

Victoria Looseleaf - February 13, 2020

The famous tenor sings Roberto Devereux at LA Opera this month and next.

Jeff Kaliss - February 10, 2020

SFCO’s music director believes that classical music is seriously fun, and he plans to share the joy in a series of upcoming concerts.

Lily O'Brien - February 9, 2020

The electroacoustic duo brings their dramatic fusion of traditional Middle-Eastern music, electronica, and cutting-edge visuals to the Green Center on Feb. 20.

Lily O'Brien - February 8, 2020

The charismatic virtuoso defies expectations and opens minds.

Lily O'Brien - February 7, 2020

Keisuke Nakagoshi and Eva-Maria Zimmermann perform 15 newly commissioned works at UC Davis on Feb. 14.

Jeff Kaliss - February 3, 2020

The jazz pianist and composer curates Cal Performances’ Jazz Platform series.