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
April 9, 2019

The lauded choral conductor/composer talks about his concert-length musical response to a notorious anti-gay hate crime.

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Artist Spotlight
March 8, 2019

The prolific composer shares stories from his career, from Broadway to Hollywood and back.

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Artist Spotlight
March 1, 2019

Koh delves deep into her profound connection with the Finnish composer and talks about a new project steeped in her family’s history.

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Artist Spotlight
February 26, 2019

The composer/guitarist’s Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) premieres with the LA Phil’s New Music Group.

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Artist Spotlight
February 21, 2019

The composer and avant-garde guitarist talks about his philosophy of composition, tapping into traditional sources, and the pleasures of working with the local chorus.

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Artist Spotlight
February 18, 2019

Everyone’s favorite mezzo-soprano adventures outside the opera world with her latest album.

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Artist Spotlight
February 14, 2019

The acclaimed, prolific choreographer is making more time to do what she does best: create.

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Artist Spotlight
February 9, 2019

Composer Allen Shearer and librettist Claudia Stevens talk about the creation of their new opera, which premieres in collaboration with Earplay this month.

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Artist Spotlight
February 7, 2019

He just plays one in David Lang’s opera.

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Artist Spotlight
January 19, 2019

The peripatetic cellist chats with SFCV about taking artistic risks and his own development.

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