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 30, 2019

The jazz chanteuse has upcoming gigs with the SF and Oakland Symphonies. She talks about her passions and influences.

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Artist Spotlight
November 22, 2019

The soprano talks about her special relationship with SFO, her title role in Hansel and Gretel, and the future of opera.

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Artist Spotlight
November 16, 2019

The classical guitar virtuoso talks about channeling a world of music through six strings.

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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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