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
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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Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2020

The electroacoustic duo brings their dramatic fusion of traditional Middle-Eastern music, electronica, and cutting-edge visuals to the Green Center on Feb. 20.

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Artist Spotlight
February 8, 2020

The charismatic virtuoso defies expectations and opens minds at Bing Studio on Feb. 16.

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Artist Spotlight
February 7, 2020

Keisuke Nakagoshi and Eva-Maria Zimmermann perform 15 newly commissioned works at UC Davis on Feb. 14.

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Artist Spotlight
February 3, 2020

The jazz pianist and composer curates Cal Performances’ Jazz Platform series.

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Artist Spotlight
February 3, 2020

The group brings its pan-cultural sounds to Askenaz on Feb. 9.

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Artist Spotlight
January 23, 2020

The Van Cliburn winner talks about the physical and mental challenges of playing technically demanding pieces for dancers.

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Artist Spotlight
January 14, 2020

The harpsichordist/conductor talks about being a woman on the podium, her upcoming stint with the LA Phil, and her passion for Baroque music.

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