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
May 11, 2020

The innovative composer/DJ talks about his online educational program and keeping music alive during the pandemic.

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Artist Spotlight
May 4, 2020

The company’s artistic director shares his ideas for coping with uncertainty and celebrates promotions and a new addition.

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Artist Spotlight
April 18, 2020

The jazz chanteuse shares her humor, insights into her new recording, and stories from a lifetime of making music.

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Artist Spotlight
April 13, 2020

The vibrant multi-instrumentalist talks about keeping the creative juices flowing when the outlets have dried up.

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Artist Spotlight
March 21, 2020

The pianist unveils her latest recording and talks about its deep roots in traditional music.

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Artist Spotlight
March 15, 2020

The virtuoso pianist talks about her life in music and her many projects to engage and encourage budding musicians.

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Artist Spotlight
March 12, 2020

The adventurous outgoing artistic director of Long Beach Opera discusses his new production of Peter Maxwell Davies’s opera, and looks back over his 23 seasons with the company.

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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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