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
March 26, 2018

As the S.F. Symphony prepares to play the score to Batman, its composer tells us how he keeps up his phenomenal creative pace.

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Artist Spotlight
March 22, 2018

The composer chats about her creative process, the importance of staying open, and her upcoming concert at BAMPFA.

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Artist Spotlight
March 16, 2018

The Grammy-winning violinist takes us inside the Berg Concerto he will perform with the S.F. Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
March 9, 2018

The renowned pianist offers a tour of the Beethoven concerto he's performing with Symphony Silicon Valley under Carlos Vieu.

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Artist Spotlight
February 17, 2018

The composer talks about his musical influences, the role of electronics in his writing, and sharing the limelight with his celebrated father.

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Artist Spotlight
February 2, 2018

She’s conducted symphonies, Sting’s backing orchestra, and live movie scores, which she’s currently doing with the S.F. Symphony.

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Artist Spotlight
February 1, 2018

Counting Sheep melds Ukrainian folk traditions, liturgical music, revolutionary songs, and street theater into a multimedia “Guerilla Folk Opera.”

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Artist Spotlight
January 22, 2018

In Ned Rothenberg’s Beyond C, the Paul Dresher Ensemble revisits Terry Riley’s iconic In C.

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Artist Spotlight
January 9, 2018

The Palo Alto native talks about his compositions, aspirations, and upcoming performances in the S.F. Performances’ PIVOT series.

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Artist Spotlight
December 7, 2017

The virtuoso pianist draws on both his Cuban roots and jazz influences in a solo performance.

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