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Lisa Houston

Lisa Houston is a soprano and writer from Berkeley. This season she will sing Beethoven’s “Ah Perfido!” with the Kensington Symphony Orchestra.

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Feature Article
November 8, 2018

Jake Heggie talks about his latest collaboration with Gene Scheer, a new opera promising more than just holiday cheer.

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Artist Spotlight
October 21, 2018

The star violinist is building connections with the next generation of music-makers and fans through social media.

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Artist Spotlight
October 9, 2018

En route to the Bay Area for a few gigs, the master of the six-string chats about music, rocket science, and the trajectory of her long career.

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Artist Spotlight
August 31, 2018

The singer brings her acclaimed portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I to San Francisco Opera in Roberto Devereaux.

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Artist Spotlight
August 7, 2018

The genre-defying composer chats about her creative process, works in progress, and where she finds inspiration.

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Artist Spotlight
July 23, 2018

Precision, preparation, and a wide set of interests and activities help make Fabiano’s performances so individual and compelling.

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Artist Spotlight
July 2, 2018

The famed Broadway singer joins the S.F. Symphony for Independence Day celebrations.

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Artist Spotlight
June 14, 2018

The baritone is hitting his prime and working harder than ever.

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Artist Spotlight
June 11, 2018

The dramatic soprano talks about singing Brünnhilde in S.F. Opera's upcoming Ring Cycle.

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Artist Spotlight
September 15, 2017

The celebrated singer is in town this month for a program of Leonard Bernstein works with the S.F. Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
June 19, 2017

There’s way too much on Luca Pisaroni’s plate, but that’s how it has to be with the baritione who takes the role of Frere Laurence in Berlioz’s Roméo e Juliette with S.F. Symphony

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Artist Spotlight
May 26, 2017

The lauded basso cantabile talks about his background, his technique, and his ongoing quest to inhabit his roles.

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Artist Spotlight
April 24, 2017

The energetic artist has time for music, politics, people and is always ready to get involved.

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Upcoming Concert
April 18, 2017

Murat Eyuboglu’s film, set to a live-performed score, brings environmental issues “upstream.”

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Artist Spotlight
March 7, 2017

The renowned soprano reflects on her influences, her favorite roles, and her plans for the future.

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Artist Spotlight
October 25, 2016

The rising star has a lot to say about the evolution of his singing, the role of critics, and the important people in his life.

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Artist Spotlight
September 7, 2016

The director of San Francisco Opera’s Andrea Chénier pushes his singing actors to make every moment count.

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Artist Spotlight
June 1, 2016

The noted conductor wields the baton with the S.F. Symphony this month in a program of Britten, Mozart, and Dvořák.

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Feature Article
March 16, 2016

The new Taube Atrium Theater will host a variety of small opera and theater pieces, and its director of programming is looking to fill it with exciting surprises.

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Artist Spotlight
November 3, 2015

The renowned violinist opens up about the role music has played in his family and the role it plays in our future.

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