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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

Modern Classical Review
March 19, 2019

From new student pieces to a Gérard Grisey masterpiece, it was an afternoon of possibilities.

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March 12, 2019
With the final bows of Michael Tilson Thomas as music director, the orchestra gives clues to its future and sends its current director off in style.
Chamber Music Review
March 12, 2019

Star performers Jennifer Koh, Anssi Karttunen, and Nicolas Hodges meet up to perform the new music they know best.

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February 26, 2019
And a commission from Caroline Shaw, and a slew of famous soloists …
February 5, 2019
The orchestra announces plans for shows at Frost Amphitheater.
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 5, 2019

Hannah Kendall’s new piece was the centerpiece of a concert that included powerful works by Leonard Bernstein and Benjamin Britten.

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December 11, 2018
The small music festival promises to make a big impression in 2019.
Early Music/Baroque Review
December 11, 2018

With Patrick Dupré Quigley at the podium, countertenor Reginald Mobley thrills with Vivaldi’s Nisi Dominus.

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October 30, 2018
A deep and talented roster of young writers spent a week honing their critical skills.
October 9, 2018
This month we’ll be asking select readers for input about how to redesign our website to best serve your interests.
October 9, 2018
A broad array of music from the Bay Area’s vibrant scene, all brought together by one, indispensable organization.
September 5, 2018
Music Director Michael Morgan leads the orchestra directly into the issues of our time in a well-thought-out series of concerts.
August 28, 2018
Eighteen upcoming writers take the plunge into music journalism, competing for a $10,000 prize.
August 28, 2018
Still too much of a rarity on concert programs, George Walker was a great composer, nevertheless.
August 21, 2018
A hugely important musician has passed from the scene.
July 31, 2018
The world-famous recording venue will close in mid-September.
July 24, 2018
Ten independent pianists band together to give your spirits a late summer lift.
Feature Article
July 17, 2018

The orchestra issues a live recording of Le temple de la gloire. The band mixes roots music with classical training.

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July 3, 2018
Get out your calendar and mark some of these dates down. Conservatory concerts are some of the best values in town.