Michael Katz

Michael Katz is a writer and sometime classical guitarist. He has freelanced for the Berkeley Daily Planet, The San Francisco Examiner, The Onion, and The Boston Globe.

Articles By This Author

Michael Katz - March 11, 2008
It's hard to dislike the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra's stated mission of "bring[ing] the immediacy and intimacy of music for small orchestra and chamber ensemble to audiences of all ages." It's even harder to dislike its motto of "fresh, fun, first-class, and free" — talk that they walk by presenting professional-caliber concerts at an admission charge of $0.
Michael Katz - February 19, 2008
The classics are invading Berkeley's venerable folk-music coffeehouse, the Freight and Salvage. It started with one harmless Monday night per month. But on Feb. 12, the Freight added a second classical show for leap month: Solo Bach Night. Where will it all end?