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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

CD Review
March 24, 2020

The orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas lends a helping hand to anyone who’s ever been perplexed by Ives’s symphonies.

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March 17, 2020
If you find transcendence at the 2020 edition of this long-running new music festival, it will be earned.
Feature Article
March 17, 2020

General Director Khori Dastoor knows firsthand the challenges of being an artist, and it has shaped her responses to the coronavirus shutdown.

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March 10, 2020
The opera company summarizes the results of the law firm hired to look into the sexual harassment allegations against Plácido Domingo.
New Music Review
March 10, 2020

The “spoken-word chamber opera” created with Kronos Quartet and Youth Speaks lays out a vision of San Francisco through poetry and personal narrative.

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March 4, 2020
The star soprano and beloved teacher leaves an extraordinary legacy, and hundreds of grateful students.
February 25, 2020
In addition to its own season, LAMC will also be heard with the LA Phil at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
February 18, 2020
LA Master Chorale’s outreach project is teaching students to create new works in the classical form.
February 11, 2020
Try to keep up, folks, this is a densely packed season.
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 11, 2020

The SF Girls Chorus was on hand to embody that assertion.

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Opera Review
February 4, 2020

Invigorating ideas of what opera might be were on display at the fourth WEO Snapshot Festival.

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February 4, 2020
Florence Price’s Symphony No. 3 will top the bill.
January 28, 2020
All-new productions and its signature Off-Grand series continue to mark LA Opera’s ambitions.
January 21, 2020
Bay Area musical organizations are recognized for far-ranging work.
January 14, 2020
A year after appointing a new music director, LACO completes a leadership changeover.
Early Music/Baroque Review
January 14, 2020

The viol consort gives a captivating account of Lachrimae in Berkeley.

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January 7, 2020
The new Bowes Center will have some light-stepping new residents.
Artist Spotlight
December 17, 2019

The new music director of SF Opera is interested in just about everything to do with orchestras and music.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
December 10, 2019

A rousing performance of Handel’s masterwork: Shouldn’t this Hanukkah-themed oratorio be a regular item on the December holiday menu?

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December 5, 2019
A rapturously received Rusalka seals the deal for Eun Sun Kim.

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