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
April 13, 2019

The pianist and composer plays SFJAZZ with his trio April 20–21.

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Artist Spotlight
April 12, 2019

The eclectic pianist chats about her influences and inspirations for Holes in the Sky.

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Artist Spotlight
April 9, 2019

The lauded choral conductor/composer talks about his concert-length musical response to a notorious anti-gay hate crime.

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Artist Spotlight
March 8, 2019

The prolific composer shares stories from his career, from Broadway to Hollywood and back.

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Artist Spotlight
March 1, 2019

Koh delves deep into her profound connection with the Finnish composer and talks about a new project steeped in her family’s history.

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Artist Spotlight
February 26, 2019

The composer/guitarist’s Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) premieres with the LA Phil’s New Music Group.

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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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