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 3, 2019

The composer’s The Central Park Five premieres at Long Beach Opera on June 15.

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Artist Spotlight
May 30, 2019

The Canadian soprano/conductor talks about her approach to directing this year’s festival and about balancing her dual roles.

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Artist Spotlight
May 25, 2019

In advance of her stint with the S.F. Opera in June, the singer muses on her wildly varied career, her special relationship with MTT, and the joy of singing.

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Artist Spotlight
May 25, 2019

The tireless conductor explains his enduring love for Verdi, how he plans an L.A. Opera season with Domingo, and why Mozart is a healing force.

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Artist Spotlight
May 20, 2019

The go-to coloratura talks about her special relationship with local ensembles and upcoming performances in wide-ranging roles.

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Artist Spotlight
May 18, 2019

The composer talks about the upcoming Fluxus Festival and “Noon to Midnight” music marathons.

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Artist Spotlight
May 9, 2019

The piano phenom and budding composer chats about his approach to Beethoven, his upcoming gig with the LA Phil, and the state of classical music.

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Artist Spotlight
April 27, 2019

From Philip Glass to Caroline Shaw, Muhly calls on a host of longtime collaborators for his upcoming show at The Theatre at Ace Hotel.

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Artist Spotlight
April 26, 2019

The young keyboard wizard and conductor chats about his new position as executive director of the SFEMS.

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Artist Spotlight
April 23, 2019

The prolific composer and performer talks about her new album and her life of listening and creating.

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