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.

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Emily Wilson - September 19, 2022

The famed pianist chats about his early training, teaching the next generation, and an upcoming concert for San Francisco Performances.

Emily Wilson - August 21, 2022

The gallery, founded for artists with developmental disabilities, hosts another inventive workshop this month, led by composer Matt Robidoux.

Emily Wilson - July 25, 2022

Red Culebra’s performance blends Indigenous storytelling, electronics, dance, and animation, but the audience also has work to do.

Emily Wilson - May 16, 2022

Checking in with Tim Yip on his inspirations for the opera’s lavish set and costume design.


Emily Wilson - May 9, 2022

The famed choreographer unveils a new collaborative work at YBCA May 13–22. It’s another opportunity for seeking truth, he says.

Emily Wilson - April 17, 2022

The likes of Terry Riley, Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, and more will perform in a four-day festival celebrating the college’s final months.

Emily Wilson - April 4, 2022

After nearly 50 years, the quartet still has new things to say. The festival April 7–9 spans its ever-expanding repertory.

Emily Wilson - March 10, 2022

In the heralded oratorio Place, composer Ted Hearne and poet Saul Williams seek to unpack history and personal experience.

Emily Wilson - February 7, 2022

The musical ambassador talks about the challenges of playing the pipa, communicating through music, and her special bond with Lou Harrison.

Emily Wilson - January 31, 2022

The dynamic dancer/choreographer/educator brings her company to the Hammer Theatre Feb. 4.