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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

April 4, 2017
There’s something for everyone in the upcoming season, from early music to contemporary dance, jazz, and beyond. ...
Upcoming Concert
February 21, 2017

Composer Ted Hearne filters Chelsea Manning's story through a kaleidoscope of musical influences.

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December 14, 2016
A lot of great music with some very special players and a great town. Here’s what to do during Christmas week. ...
Feature Article
November 15, 2016

The Bay Area hosts an embarrassment of musical riches in the holiday season. Here are a few suggestions to launch you on your merry way.

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October 26, 2016
And Lawrence Brownlee has ping in more than just his voice. ...
Feature Article
July 5, 2016

Cool new recordings from ICE, Beiser, and Ensemble Signal for hot summertime listening.

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June 20, 2016

Running an opera company is like running a marathon: preparation, planning, and attention to detail determine whether you get to the finish line.

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June 6, 2016
Please excuse the occasional interruptions while we are building new improvements in the back end of the SFCV website. ...
Upcoming Concert
June 6, 2016

Berkeley’s biennial early music fest is ambitious and far-reaching once again.

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April 15, 2016
The UC Alumni Chorus is set for a tour of Italy this year and are preparing with a concert celebrating the diverse roots of the people of the United States. ...
Feature Article
January 5, 2016

SFCV recommends some of the big events hitting the Bay Area this spring.

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May 5, 2015
If you’re not a music geek you may not know his name, but Bartolomeo Cristofori started an evolution. ...
April 14, 2015
It hasn't taken long for Opera Parallele to make a major impact on the cultural life of the Bay Area....
April 9, 2015
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels appearances by Valentina Lisitsa over tweets comparing the Ukrainian government with Nazi Germany. ...
February 3, 2015
The Kennedy Center announced that Bates will be its first-ever composer-in-residence. ...
January 20, 2015
If you want to get tickets for Cecilia Bartoli’s return to Cal Performances this spring, limber up your dialing finger now. ...
January 13, 2015
More chamber music headliners coming to the Bay Area, courtesy of Chamber Music San Francisco. ...