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 8, 2021

The Puerto Rican composer and multi-instrumentalist tells SFCV about her latest works and finding new ways to make music in 2021.

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Artist Spotlight
February 22, 2021

Hear the keyboard master perform Bach’s Goldberg Variations for Cal Performances starting March 4.

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Artist Spotlight
February 13, 2021

Celebrating a new album out this week, the Grammy-winning soprano shares her backstory and insight into her embrace of diverse musical styles.

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Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2021

The precedent-bucking composer shares her thoughts on her writing process, the role of women in contemporary music, and her new role with the Santa Rosa Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
February 2, 2021

The award-winning violinist, singer, and composer talks with SFCV about her latest album and multifaceted career.

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Artist Spotlight
January 26, 2021

The dynamic pianist, composer, and artistic director talks about her musical evolution and her intriguing Musaics of the Bay series.

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Artist Spotlight
January 4, 2021

The charismatic young trumpeter and vocalist performs for Cal Performances at Home with her quintet.

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Artist Spotlight
December 21, 2020

The celebrated pianist talks about growing up in a family full of music, and life going forward.

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Artist Spotlight
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.

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Artist Spotlight
December 14, 2020

We chat with the tireless vocalist about her television special, life during lockdown, and her illustrious career.

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