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 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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Artist Spotlight
November 30, 2020

The renowned mezzo-soprano talks about opera in the age of COVID-19 and her upcoming role in Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers with Opera San José.

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