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
July 30, 2018

Fela Kuti’s son extends his father’s legacy, while creating his own.

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Artist Spotlight
July 23, 2018

Precision, preparation, and a wide set of interests and activities help make Fabiano’s performances so individual and compelling.

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Artist Spotlight
July 2, 2018

The famed Broadway singer joins the S.F. Symphony for Independence Day celebrations.

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Artist Spotlight
June 26, 2018

The sitar virtuoso returns to the Bay Area in July. She shares stories of her fabled upbringing, finding her own path, and her efforts to support refugees.

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Artist Spotlight
June 19, 2018

The concert pianist offers insights into his haunted early years, his controversial book, and the transformational power of music.

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Artist Spotlight
June 14, 2018

The baritone is hitting his prime and working harder than ever.

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Artist Spotlight
June 11, 2018

The dramatic soprano talks about singing Brünnhilde in S.F. Opera's upcoming Ring Cycle.

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Artist Spotlight
June 5, 2018

The lauded standup comic and actor has a new album of jazz takes on David Bowie songs.

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Artist Spotlight
June 5, 2018

The virtuoso violinist brings her relentless curiosity and unbridled passion for new music to the pioneering festival.

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Artist Spotlight
May 15, 2018

The violinist has been in the public spotlight for many years but retains his youthful enthusiasm.

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