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
November 30, 2018

The pianist talks about her upcoming concert with Terry Riley and reflects on the transformative power of a life immersed in music.

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Artist Spotlight
November 30, 2018

The renowned conductor talks about her long career, her new book on Handel, and her upcoming stint with the S.F Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
November 27, 2018

The gifted musical multitasker talks about upcoming gigs at SFJAZZ and with the Oakland Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
November 27, 2018

The in-demand violist chats about her upcoming performance at S.F. Symphony’s SoundBox.

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Artist Spotlight
November 17, 2018

The composer’s new opera was four years in the making, but it’s right up to date.

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Artist Spotlight
November 17, 2018

The vaunted singer talks about her return to S.F. Performances with a program exploring the intersection of jazz and poetry.

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Artist Spotlight
November 5, 2018

The South African-born soprano makes her San Francisco Opera debut this month in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life.

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Artist Spotlight
October 29, 2018

The early music pioneer talks about his latest project, which melds musical strands from countries formerly engaged in the slave trade.

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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 12, 2018

The groundbreaking guitarist talks about his musical odyssey and upcoming gig at the Fox Oakland.

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