Iris Kwok

Iris Kwok is a journalist based in Berkeley, CA. She plays the cello and studied music, among other subjects, at the University of California, Berkeley.

Articles By This Author

Iris Kwok - May 19, 2023

Retiring after 17 years at the Center, the executive and arts advocate had an enormous impact on the university and the region.

Iris Kwok - April 17, 2023

The famous ensemble, disbanding later this year, leaves a fantastic final impression on tour in California.

Iris Kwok - March 28, 2023

The veteran broadcaster chats with SFCV about his new podcast project, which explores the Black experience in classical music.

Iris Kwok - January 31, 2023

The founder of the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism at SFCM has released a memoir about his career in journalism and book publishing.

Iris Kwok - October 3, 2022

What do ramekins and freedom have in common? More than you’d expect, if you’re asking German performance artist David Brandstätter.

Iris Kwok - August 16, 2022

A long roster of great singers join together to celebrate the foundational African American musical genre.

Iris Kwok - May 31, 2022

The cellist/vocalist has three upcoming “Sound/scape” concerts at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum.

Iris Kwok - March 13, 2022

A commissioned triple concerto from Clarice Assad explores the mythology of mermaids.

Iris Kwok - January 24, 2022

Catch the madcap antics of The Queen’s Cartoonists in California in the coming weeks.

Iris Kwok - December 5, 2021

The ongoing online history programs bring a new perspective to some great music.