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 21, 2019

The composer and avant-garde guitarist talks about his philosophy of composition, tapping into traditional sources, and the pleasures of working with the local chorus.

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Artist Spotlight
February 18, 2019

Everyone’s favorite mezzo-soprano adventures outside the opera world with her latest album.

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Artist Spotlight
February 14, 2019

The acclaimed, prolific choreographer is making more time to do what she does best: create.

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Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2019

Composer Allen Shearer and librettist Claudia Stevens talk about the creation of their new opera, which premieres in collaboration with Earplay this month.

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Artist Spotlight
February 7, 2019

He just plays one in David Lang’s opera.

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Artist Spotlight
January 19, 2019

The peripatetic cellist chats with SFCV about taking artistic risks and his own development.

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Artist Spotlight
January 15, 2019

The composer brings new work to the Pivot festival inspired by a cross-country train adventure.

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Artist Spotlight
January 11, 2019

Paul Miller’s multimedia project at the Yerba Buena Center embraces the vast universe of digital information.

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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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