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 9, 2019

The soulful singer gained international fame when she was featured in 20 Feet From Stardom.

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Artist Spotlight
November 4, 2019

The admired coloratura joins LA Opera for its spectacular Magic Flute.

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Artist Spotlight
November 4, 2019

His setting of Brian Turner’s “Here, Bullet” is catching on with performance groups around the globe via an innovative commission model.

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Artist Spotlight
October 29, 2019

Joseph Young shares his hopes and aspirations for his tenure with the adventurous orchestra.

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Artist Spotlight
October 28, 2019

A young composer with the confidence to leave some things unplanned.

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Artist Spotlight
October 20, 2019

The Mexican composer talks about Yanga, her latest LA Phil commission.

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Artist Spotlight
October 19, 2019

The jazz virtuoso has an upcoming gig at SFJAZZ. He reveals his wildly eclectic influences.

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Artist Spotlight
October 15, 2019

The “thinking person’s pianist” joins Nicholas McGegan and the LACO Oct. 26–27.

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Artist Spotlight
October 13, 2019

The in-demand baritone plays himself in a cabaret-style, one-man show in Pasadena.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2019

The departing dean of the music school at CalArts is still excited about fresh ideas and new approaches to making music.

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