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 5, 2020

The versatile singer and actor talks about inhabiting the spirits of four iconic African American women in the long-running show.

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Artist Spotlight
February 29, 2020

The San Francisco choreographer talks about the diverse traditions informing the new works in “Triple Take.”

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Artist Spotlight
February 29, 2020

The globally admired performer relishes her new role integrating the cultural center’s rich artistic vision.

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Artist Spotlight
February 20, 2020

Trombonist Pat Mullan talks about how the ensemble pays tribute to African-American jazz masters Mary Lou Williams and Melba Liston.

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Artist Spotlight
February 15, 2020

The dean of Irish pipers talks about a lifetime in traditional music and his upcoming gigs in California with the esteemed Celtic ensemble.

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Artist Spotlight
February 13, 2020

The famous tenor sings Roberto Devereux at LA Opera this month and next.

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Artist Spotlight
February 10, 2020

SFCO’s music director believes that classical music is seriously fun, and he plans to share the joy in a series of upcoming concerts.

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Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2020

The electroacoustic duo brings their dramatic fusion of traditional Middle-Eastern music, electronica, and cutting-edge visuals to the Green Center on Feb. 20.

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Artist Spotlight
February 8, 2020

The charismatic virtuoso defies expectations and opens minds at Bing Studio on Feb. 16.

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Artist Spotlight
February 7, 2020

Keisuke Nakagoshi and Eva-Maria Zimmermann perform 15 newly commissioned works at UC Davis on Feb. 14.

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