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
October 28, 2019

A young composer with the confidence to leave some things unplanned.

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Artist Spotlight
October 20, 2019

The Mexican composer talks about Yanga, her latest LA Phil commission.

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Artist Spotlight
October 19, 2019

The jazz virtuoso has an upcoming gig at SFJAZZ. He reveals his wildly eclectic influences.

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Artist Spotlight
October 15, 2019

The “thinking person’s pianist” joins Nicholas McGegan and the LACO Oct. 26–27.

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Artist Spotlight
October 13, 2019

The in-demand baritone plays himself in a cabaret-style, one-man show in Pasadena.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2019

The departing dean of the music school at CalArts is still excited about fresh ideas and new approaches to making music.

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Artist Spotlight
October 8, 2019

The soprano talks about her meteoric rise and her SF Opera debut as Susanna in Figaro.

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Artist Spotlight
October 7, 2019

The Broadway baritone talks Light in the Piazza at LA Opera and a path not taken at the Met years ago.

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Artist Spotlight
September 30, 2019

The soprano superstar chats about her wide-ranging projects beyond the limelight of the opera stage.

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Artist Spotlight
September 30, 2019

The acclaimed singer-songwriter performs at the massive San Francisco festival on Oct. 5.

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