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
September 13, 2019

The top-tier flutist talks about taking up the baton and the mutual trust he enjoys with the musicians at his new gig.

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Artist Spotlight
September 11, 2019

The acclaimed pianist chats about recording the complete Beethoven sonatas, which he’ll play in his upcoming solo run at Hertz Hall.

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Artist Spotlight
September 9, 2019

The new production opens LA Opera’s season on Sept. 14.

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Artist Spotlight
September 9, 2019

I Still Dance is the latest work Adams has written for the orchestra.

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Artist Spotlight
September 3, 2019

The influential guitarist talks about his famous violin collection and upcoming gigs at the Freight & Salvage.

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Artist Spotlight
August 31, 2019

At home conducting everything from Orff to the latest video game, the in-demand conductor and educator is a champion for minority and women composers.

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Artist Spotlight
August 27, 2019

Here’s what a concertmaster does, besides playing solos.

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Artist Spotlight
August 25, 2019

The baritone says his lead role with SF Opera can be traced back to a single aria.

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Artist Spotlight
August 15, 2019

The Pulitzer-winning composer and violinist talks about her meteoric rise, her creative process, and an upcoming premiere with the LA Phil.

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Artist Spotlight
August 2, 2019

The violinist talks about performing the revered jazz trumpeter’s new violin concerto at the Cabrillo Festival on Aug. 11.

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