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
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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Artist Spotlight
November 28, 2017

The noted conductor talks about his mentor, colleague, and friend Leonard Bernstein, and about his own adventures on the podium.

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Artist Spotlight
November 15, 2017

The rising soprano reflects on her evolution as a singer and on preparing for her upcoming role in Girls of the Golden West.

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Artist Spotlight
November 10, 2017

The mezzo-soprano, soon to appear in Girls of the Golden West, is poised to take on big challenges in art and life.

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Artist Spotlight
November 6, 2017

The singer is part of a dream cast of young, powerful singers slated for the premiere of Girls of the Golden West.

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Artist Spotlight
October 7, 2017

A concert with San José State University Symphony Orchestra will feature Cahill playing a Harrison piano concerto.

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Artist Spotlight
September 25, 2017

The prolific bassist talks about his musical journey, his upcoming stint at SFJAZZ, and the surprising classical side of Philly soul.

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