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Michael Zwiebach

Michael Zwiebach is the senior editor/ content manager for SFCV. He assigns all articles and content, manages the writing staff and does editing. A member of SFCV from the beginning, Michael holds a Ph.D. in music history from the University of California, Berkeley.

Articles by this Author

Feature Article
December 1, 2020

Let these virtual concerts send you to your happy place until we can all look on 2020 in hindsight.

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November 24, 2020
The artistic director of San José Chamber Orchestra will be feted in a charity concert with donations designated to go to her orchestra.
November 17, 2020
The experimental music duo shows its versatility in a virtual “season.”
November 10, 2020
The revised contract also paves the way for more digital content.
November 4, 2020
The 50-year-old organization establishes a new honor for pathbreaking American contributions to the art form.
Upcoming Concert
October 27, 2020

The cellist and pianist share a personal program of Spanish music from the early 20th century.

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October 27, 2020
The filmed production finds the company continuing its intrepid ways.
October 20, 2020
With the announcement of serious creative talents and fascinating works in development, West Edge’s Aperture becomes a major site for the development of American opera.
October 6, 2020
Blanchard’s first opera gets an online revival.
October 6, 2020
There’s a wealth of great music a couple of keystrokes away thanks to the Conservatory’s new initiative.
September 29, 2020
Partnering with the San Francisco Symphony, SFCM creates a groundbreaking commissioning program, as well as other inclusion measures.
September 18, 2020
UC Davis’s arts presenter is in tune with its audience.
Feature Article
September 9, 2020

West Edge Opera comes up with another program to foster new works, creativity, and inclusion during our season of discontent.

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Artist Spotlight
August 18, 2020

The composer/performer has had a turbocharged 2019–2020, while being on the same roller coaster as the rest of us.

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August 11, 2020
Stiff upper lip, never say die, and keep your ears peeled and your eyes on the keyboard.
Feature Article
August 4, 2020

Four conductors discuss their experiences, views on orchestral culture, and whether things are getting better.

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Feature Article
July 28, 2020

Stacy Garrop’s The Battle for the Ballot gets a world premiere in 2020 despite the lockdown and the dispersal of Cabrillo’s orchestra across the U.S. It’s just that important.

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July 21, 2020
They may be small, but online they are mighty. This webinar is being taught by old hands in creating online content.
Upcoming Concert
July 21, 2020

An online recital points the way to many more possibilities, posits General Director Khori Dastoor.

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July 7, 2020
The tiny opera company has another wildly entertaining opera up its sleeve. Until then, it invites you behind the scenes in a series of Zoom chats.