Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson lives in San Francisco. She writes for radio, print, and the web, including Smithsonian.com, Daily Beast, 48 Hills, HyperallergicLatino USA, Women’s Media Center, California Magazine, and SF Weekly. She also teaches adults getting their high school diplomas at City College of San Francisco.

Articles By This Author

Emily Wilson - March 8, 2021

The young composer’s new recording was created in partnership with the Asian Art Museum.

Emily Wilson - March 1, 2021

Sarah Crowell and Adia Tamar Whitaker co-curate a dance festival contemplating “a radically imagined Black future.”

Emily Wilson - January 12, 2021

From aiding recovery from injury to coping with chronic illness and easing the transition from life to death, music has powers to soothe the mind and the body.

Emily Wilson - November 23, 2020

While presenters seek closer ties with donors and community partners, they’re also making changes that will last post-pandemic.

Emily Wilson - August 31, 2020

The composer talks about learning her craft and building a Black presence in opera.

Emily Wilson - April 17, 2020

Robert, Victoria, Jonah, and Nadia Sirota talk about the family’s life in music.

Emily Wilson - February 29, 2020

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

Emily Wilson - February 4, 2020

As head of a new SFO department tackling diversity and inclusion issues, Mc Neal helps administrators recognize and confront their own biases.

Emily Wilson - October 11, 2019

Michael Cavanagh’s new production looks to find central themes about American society in The Marriage of Figaro and the two other Mozart-Da Ponte operas.