Iris Kwok

Iris Kwok is a journalist based in Berkeley, CA. She plays the cello and studied music, among other subjects, at the University of California, Berkeley.

Articles By This Author

Iris Kwok - February 20, 2024

The YouTube phenom talks about balancing online life with the sort of performing she’d like to pursue.

Iris Kwok - November 14, 2023

Ahead of his return to SF Opera, the former Adler Fellow and now international star chats about gaining confidence and singing from the heart.

Iris Kwok - October 23, 2023

In California for concerts this month, Chan speaks about her path to the podium and the challenges faced by women conductors.

Iris Kwok - July 23, 2023

The young but poised ensemble makes a captivating, enthusiastic start to a marathon task.

Iris Kwok - June 19, 2023

Huang likes her Bach “earthy” and thinks deeply about how to connect with an audience.

Iris Kwok - May 19, 2023

Retiring after 17 years at the Center, the executive and arts advocate had an enormous impact on the university and the region.

Iris Kwok - April 17, 2023

The famous ensemble, disbanding later this year, leaves a fantastic final impression on tour in California.

Iris Kwok - March 28, 2023

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

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.

Iris Kwok - October 3, 2022

What do ramekins and freedom have in common? More than you’d expect, if you’re asking German performance artist David Brandstätter.