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
August 26, 2015

Louisville Symphony Music Director (and MTT protege) talks about the themes and ideas behind the documentary of his first year in the post.

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Artist Spotlight
July 1, 2015

The celebrated singer talks about singing with a full orchestra for the first time in her career.

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Artist Spotlight
June 24, 2015
The soprano talks about her hectic schedule and transforming for different roles. More »
Artist Spotlight
June 17, 2015

The pianist, in concert with the S.F. Symphony this week, talks about his own Beethoven projects, courage and risk-taking in performance, sharing music as an educator, and more.

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Artist Spotlight
May 26, 2015

SFCV talks with the New Orleans native about S.F. Opera’s upcoming production of Les Troyens, the challenges of keeping his voice in shape, and the most heroic thing he has ever done.

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Artist Spotlight
May 7, 2015
The pianist, who plays SFJAZZ next Tuesday, talks about learning, letting go of his compositions and dividing his time between his many hobbies. More »
Artist Spotlight
April 22, 2015
The conductor talks about his life-long admiration for the composer and his role in the early music revival. More »
Artist Spotlight
April 20, 2015
The Russian-born conductor talks with SFCV about working across different cultures. More »
Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2015

Speaking to us from his home in Paris during a well-deserved break from the road, virtuoso violinist Renaud Capuçon discusses the women, repertoire, and violins in his life.

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Artist Spotlight
January 22, 2015

The celebrated organist talks about Messiaen’s Livre du Saint-Sacrament, which he performs this weekend, and about advocating for his instrument.

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