Lisa Houston

Lisa Houston is a feature contributor to Classical Singer magazine and San Francisco Classical Voice, and the founder of, a website for singers.

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Lisa Houston - August 23, 2021

The singer made her role debut with SF Opera on Saturday. Catch one of the four remaining performances.

Lisa Houston - December 21, 2020

Hot off her success in Porgy and Bess and a nonstop run of gigs, the feted singer reflects on an artist’s life in the mandated slow lane.

Lisa Houston - November 30, 2020

The renowned mezzo-soprano talks about opera in the age of COVID-19 and her upcoming role in Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers with Opera San José.

Lisa Houston - October 12, 2020

The revered choral director reflects on a career spent cultivating young vocal talent.

Lisa Houston - June 29, 2020

SFGC's artistic director talks about the pivot to online learning, plus how to nurture change in a younger generation.

Lisa Houston - June 23, 2020

Opera philanthropy floats hope upon a sea of uncertainty.

Lisa Houston - May 17, 2020

Clever planning, hard work, and a digital interface with Adler leadership keep the talented singer focused on her emerging career.

Lisa Houston - December 8, 2019

The Haitian-American flutist talks about making her own musical path and finding common cause with Eighth Blackbird.

Lisa Houston - December 8, 2019

Mila traces the plight of a foreign domestic worker in the rapidly changing city.

Lisa Houston - October 29, 2019

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