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
November 5, 2018

The South African-born soprano makes her San Francisco Opera debut this month in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life.

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Artist Spotlight
October 29, 2018

The early music pioneer talks about his latest project, which melds musical strands from countries formerly engaged in the slave trade.

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Artist Spotlight
October 21, 2018

The star violinist is building connections with the next generation of music-makers and fans through social media.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2018

The groundbreaking guitarist talks about his musical odyssey and upcoming gig at the Fox Oakland.

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Artist Spotlight
October 9, 2018

En route to the Bay Area for a few gigs, the master of the six-string chats about music, rocket science, and the trajectory of her long career.

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Artist Spotlight
September 24, 2018

The great tabla drummer connects musical traditions in his Cal Performances concert.

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Artist Spotlight
September 18, 2018

The L.A. Master Chorale’s music director seems to be involved in every choral concert and opera in town.

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Artist Spotlight
September 14, 2018

The didgeridoo virtuoso blazes new musical paths with diverse collaborators from around the globe.

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Artist Spotlight
September 11, 2018

The bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert talks upcoming projects and his sources of inspiration.

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Artist Spotlight
August 31, 2018

The singer brings her acclaimed portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I to San Francisco Opera in Roberto Devereaux.

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