Annelies Zijderveld

Annelies Zijderveld is an East Bay based culture and food writer. She authored the cookbook, Steeped: Recipes Infused with Tea, and teaches cooking classes around the Bay area. Her writing can be found in Paste and Edible East Bay among others. A mezzo-soprano, she sings at her church in Oakland and fell hard for opera at a young age. Visit her website here.

Articles By This Author

Annelies Zijderveld - January 26, 2024

The Oscar-nominated documentary of Jon Batiste’s epic compositional journey also includes intimate moments with his wife as she battles cancer.

Annelies Zijderveld - April 24, 2023

The composer and violist make music out of shared memories of the Lower East Side of New York.

Annelies Zijderveld - April 16, 2023

The percussion group visits the West Coast with a new song cycle that closely involves the celebrated composer and vocalist.

Annelies Zijderveld - September 19, 2022

The orchestra spotlights two local organizations — the African-American Shakespeare Company and Bayview Opera House — to start the season.

Annelies Zijderveld - August 14, 2022

One of the pianists making a debut, Rachel Breen, got her start in the Bay Area before bursting onto the international scene.

Annelies Zijderveld - July 11, 2022

A concert ranging from William Grant Still to Charles Ives will be a highlight of the chamber music season in Sonoma.

Annelies Zijderveld - July 5, 2022

The Bouchaine Young Artist Series showcases another round of emerging musicians, including 13-year-old violinist Amaryn Olmeda.

Annelies Zijderveld - April 11, 2022

Steven Spielberg isn’t the only one who wants to offer contemporary ideas through the famous American musical.

Annelies Zijderveld - March 28, 2022

A new multimedia project at Fort Mason explores the intersection of neuroscience and musical creativity.

Annelies Zijderveld - September 19, 2021

The baritone and Merola alum who plays Salieri for Opera San José is reaping rewards for his hard work.