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Lisa Houston

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

Articles by this Author

Artist Spotlight
October 8, 2019

The soprano talks about her meteoric rise and her SF Opera debut as Susanna in Figaro.

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Artist Spotlight
September 24, 2019

Natasha Paremski and Alfredo Rodríguez pair off for three masterworks.

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Artist Spotlight
September 24, 2019

The vocal ensemble explores the expressive potential of the human voice.

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Feature Article
June 8, 2019

The lovely, tongue-twisting Czech libretto offers a challenge to the singers — and their coaches.

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Artist Spotlight
June 3, 2019

The singer shares the buzz about her upcoming role with S.F. Opera.

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Artist Spotlight
May 25, 2019

In advance of her stint with the S.F. Opera in June, the singer muses on her wildly varied career, her special relationship with MTT, and the joy of singing.

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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 Devereux.

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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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