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 17, 2018

The composer’s new opera was four years in the making, but it’s right up to date.

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Artist Spotlight
November 17, 2018

The vaunted singer talks about her return to S.F. Performances with a program exploring the intersection of jazz and poetry.

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Artist Spotlight
November 5, 2018

The South African-born soprano makes her San Francisco Opera debut this month in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life.

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Artist Spotlight
October 29, 2018

The early music pioneer talks about his latest project, which melds musical strands from countries formerly engaged in the slave trade.

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Artist Spotlight
October 21, 2018

The star violinist is building connections with the next generation of music-makers and fans through social media.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2018

The groundbreaking guitarist talks about his musical odyssey and upcoming gig at the Fox Oakland.

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Artist Spotlight
October 9, 2018

En route to the Bay Area for a few gigs, the master of the six-string chats about music, rocket science, and the trajectory of her long career.

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Artist Spotlight
September 24, 2018

The great tabla drummer connects musical traditions in his Cal Performances concert.

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Artist Spotlight
September 18, 2018

The L.A. Master Chorale’s music director seems to be involved in every choral concert and opera in town.

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Artist Spotlight
September 14, 2018

The didgeridoo virtuoso blazes new musical paths with diverse collaborators from around the globe.

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