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
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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Artist Spotlight
August 2, 2019

Mozart had his starling; Bruce Adolphe has Polly Rhythm.

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Artist Spotlight
July 26, 2019

The busy soprano talks about her artistic evolution and her demanding lead role in West Edge Opera’s Breaking the Waves.

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Artist Spotlight
July 26, 2019

The prolific polymath talks about her upcoming premiere, the progress of women composers, and her commitment to music education.

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Artist Spotlight
July 19, 2019

The renowned keyboardist learned from the best. He’s in the Bay Areas for a variety of gigs, including dates with red-hot singer Veronica Swift.

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Artist Spotlight
July 19, 2019

The popular composer is frantically busy — just the way he likes it.

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Artist Spotlight
July 11, 2019

The pianist/composer is stretching himself and keeping a lot of balls in the air.

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Artist Spotlight
July 11, 2019

The acclaimed violinist shares how she lives with music, rather than trying to conquer it.

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Artist Spotlight
July 8, 2019

The rising New Zealand conductor talks about taking the podium with the SF Symphony this month.

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