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
June 14, 2018

The baritone is hitting his prime and working harder than ever.

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Artist Spotlight
June 11, 2018

The dramatic soprano talks about singing Brünnhilde in S.F. Opera's upcoming Ring Cycle.

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Artist Spotlight
June 5, 2018

The lauded standup comic and actor has a new album of jazz takes on David Bowie songs.

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Artist Spotlight
June 5, 2018

The virtuoso violinist brings her relentless curiosity and unbridled passion for new music to the pioneering festival.

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Artist Spotlight
May 15, 2018

The violinist has been in the public spotlight for many years but retains his youthful enthusiasm.

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Artist Spotlight
April 29, 2018

The dramatic soprano is bringing her highly praised interpretation of Brünnhilde to San Francisco for June's Ring of the Nibelung performances.

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Artist Spotlight
April 9, 2018

The conductor brings Apollo's Fire to Cal Performances and talks about her career and the ensemble she founded.

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Artist Spotlight
March 26, 2018

As the S.F. Symphony prepares to play the score to Batman, its composer tells us how he keeps up his phenomenal creative pace.

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Artist Spotlight
March 22, 2018

The composer chats about her creative process, the importance of staying open, and her upcoming concert at BAMPFA.

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Artist Spotlight
March 16, 2018

The Grammy-winning violinist takes us inside the Berg Concerto he will perform with the S.F. Symphony.

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