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!
Others’ scholarship and playing styles helped draw Kristian Bezuidenhout to the beguiling field of early-music performance.More »
As S.F. Opera prepares to launch its summer production of the great musical Show Boat, its director reflects on its broad relevance to the America of today.More »
A passion for connecting today’s audiences with great music of the past is the driving force behind Nicole Paiement’s rising company, Opera Parallèle.More »
The Labèque sisters are readying their latest four-hand program for San Francisco, featuring American composers, played in Katia’s and Marielle’s inimitable fashion.More »
The much-recorded, much-loved tabla artist prepares for his Zellerbach Hall concert and discusses matters ranging from his childhood influences to his latest ensemble colleagues.More »
Maya Beiser, a collaborative artist/cellist/innovator, believes strongly that music can open minds and even change lives, and works toward that end in her many ventures moving from classical to creating something new.More »
The world-renowned viola da gambist Jordi Savall pleads for the primacy of the artist, to help avert political disaster.More »