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
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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Artist Spotlight
August 7, 2018

The genre-defying composer chats about her creative process, works in progress, and where she finds inspiration.

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Artist Spotlight
July 30, 2018

Fela Kuti’s son extends his father’s legacy, while creating his own.

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Artist Spotlight
July 23, 2018

Precision, preparation, and a wide set of interests and activities help make Fabiano’s performances so individual and compelling.

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