Artist Spotlight

These lively Q&A's aim to shed light on the personalities behind the music. Get to know your favorite artists...or discover someone new!


Artist Spotlight
March 21, 2020

The pianist unveils her latest recording and talks about its deep roots in traditional music.

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Artist Spotlight
March 15, 2020

The virtuoso pianist talks about her life in music and her many projects to engage and encourage budding musicians.

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Artist Spotlight
March 12, 2020

The adventurous outgoing artistic director of Long Beach Opera discusses his new production of Peter Maxwell Davies’s opera, and looks back over his 23 seasons with the company.

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Artist Spotlight
March 5, 2020

The versatile singer and actor talks about inhabiting the spirits of four iconic African American women in the long-running show.

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Artist Spotlight
February 29, 2020

The San Francisco choreographer talks about the diverse traditions informing the new works in “Triple Take.”

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Artist Spotlight
February 29, 2020

The globally admired performer relishes her new role integrating the cultural center’s rich artistic vision.

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Artist Spotlight
February 20, 2020

Trombonist Pat Mullan talks about how the ensemble pays tribute to African-American jazz masters Mary Lou Williams and Melba Liston.

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Artist Spotlight
February 15, 2020

The dean of Irish pipers talks about a lifetime in traditional music and his upcoming gigs in California with the esteemed Celtic ensemble.

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Artist Spotlight
February 13, 2020

The famous tenor sings Roberto Devereux at LA Opera this month and next.

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Artist Spotlight
February 10, 2020

SFCO’s music director believes that classical music is seriously fun, and he plans to share the joy in a series of upcoming concerts.

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