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
July 17, 2017

The weeklong celebration of this uniquely American composer includes concerts, an audio installation, and a listening party.

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Artist Spotlight
July 9, 2017

The eclectic singer, instrumentalist, and actor joins the S.F. Symphony for a diverse evening of American music.

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Artist Spotlight
June 30, 2017

Patrick Posey, Music Academy of the West's executive director, tells us how he renewed the 70-year-old festival through contemporary music.

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Artist Spotlight
June 27, 2017

A top cancer researcher nurses a lifelong passion for singing and songwriting. Now she’s releasing her second album.

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Artist Spotlight
June 19, 2017

There’s way too much on Luca Pisaroni’s plate, but that’s how it has to be with the baritione who takes the role of Frere Laurence in Berlioz’s Roméo e Juliette with S.F. Symphony

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Artist Spotlight
May 26, 2017

The lauded basso cantabile talks about his background, his technique, and his ongoing quest to inhabit his roles.

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Artist Spotlight
May 23, 2017

The renowned conductor is in town for Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich with the S.F. Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
April 24, 2017

The energetic artist has time for music, politics, people and is always ready to get involved.

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Artist Spotlight
April 19, 2017

The former associate principal bassist focuses on jazz these days, but his classical roots still nourish his music.

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Artist Spotlight
April 6, 2017

We talk with the Italian polymath about taking on new musical directorships and creating his signature line of perfumes.

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