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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
June 30, 2020

The experimental duo has just premiered Music for Hard Times, with more online music with film on the horizon.

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June 23, 2020
Denied its venue by the shutdown, the enterprising festival will present concerts live online.
Artist Spotlight
June 23, 2020

The prolific composer, one of the living giants of American composition, discusses his own idiosyncratic life journey and becoming comfortable with his nonconformist musical style.

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Feature Article
June 16, 2020

UPDATED June 17: Music for a holiday that is also a memorial.

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June 9, 2020
Alvin Ailey dancer Hope Boykin will lead a Zoom class later this month.
Feature Article
June 2, 2020

Timely music for an unquiet time.

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June 2, 2020
Classical institutions show support for antiracism while continuing the painful examination of our own privilege and silent complicity.
Feature Article
May 26, 2020

The composer’s campaign to have a hit at the Paris Opera tells us a lot about writing for big opera houses today.

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May 19, 2020
The company plans a “Season of Solidarity” that features four ambitious productions.
Feature Article
May 12, 2020

Fantastic performances from a week spent strolling the internet.

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May 12, 2020
Music and Mind Live builds on the star soprano’s longtime interests in practical implications of music-and-the-brain research.
May 5, 2020
There will be concerts by Santa Cruz Symphony again, but the orchestra is hedging its bets as to when.
April 24, 2020
In a finely balanced season, the orchestra will feature a few crowd-pleasers from unexpected sources.
April 21, 2020
National Sawdust, Bang on a Can, and the Center for New Music are just three of the organizations stepping up their game despite financial duress.
April 14, 2020
All three of the awardees have slipped through the Bay Area, and with luck will be back.
Early Music/Baroque Review
April 7, 2020

Bach wrote a bunch of good tunes. Wouldn’t you like to hear some about now?

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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.

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