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Paul Kotapish

Paul Kotapish is the managing editor for SFCV.  You can learn more here or at guitarfish.net.

Articles by this Author

April 11, 2017
Funds raised at the event will support the collaborative chamber orchestra’s ongoing outreach programs. ...
April 5, 2017
The “people’s diva” will bow out in May to pursue other projects. ...
February 11, 2017
Innovative guitarists from Belgium, Italy, Brazil, and India explore new techniques and surprising sounds. ...
Feature Article
December 19, 2016

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

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Upcoming Concert
September 7, 2016

The Omni Guitar Foundation hosts a promising season of globe-spanning guitar music—classical, flamenco, and beyond.

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Feature Article
August 29, 2016

The results are in. We look at the winners of our second-annual Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 24, 2016
Thank you for casting your final votes in the second annual SFCV Best of the Bay poll. Look for results next week. ...
July 29, 2016
Nicoletta Mantovani Pavarotti joins the chorus of protests over the music played at Donald Trump’s political rallies. ...
Feature Article
July 12, 2016

Surprise: Many of our favorite novels and nonfiction books feature music and musicians. Here are some recommendations for great beachside reading.

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July 11, 2016
A new book celebrates the arcane art of crafting a Steinway piano. Slate offers a photographic tour of some of the quiet heroes of the craft. ...
July 11, 2016
Finland’s premier music institution may be the world’s best training ground for new conductors. ...
July 11, 2016
Michael Shae explores the perils facing sopranos taking on Gaetano Donizetti’s “Tudor trilogy.” ...
June 28, 2016
In a field teeming with female artists, major ballet companies rarely present works created by women. ...
June 28, 2016
A new exhibition at London’s Handel House Museum celebrates Jimi Hendrix’s tenure next to the home where George Frideric composed The Messiah. ...
June 17, 2016
Dubai’s emerging Opera District prompts The Economist to ponder the boom in new opera houses in surprising locales. ...
June 17, 2016
Attendees at the League of American Orchestras’ annual conference wrestle with existential issues of relevance, engagement, and fun. ...
June 9, 2016
Participants in the Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera cite discrimination and limited opportunities as top challenges. ...
June 9, 2016
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s graphic listening guides shepherd listeners through complex musical scores with symbols and keys. ...
June 9, 2016
Rolling Stone magazine chats with the toast of Broadway about his groundbreaking play, politics, and music. ...
May 20, 2016
The Canadian Opera Company's alleged effort to squelch reviews by Arthur Kaptainis raises questions about the role of arts criticism in the era of market-driven media. ...