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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

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.
June 26, 2018
Jazz pianist Dr. Valerie Capers talks about her album Wagner Takes the A Train.
June 26, 2018

Need a mood lift? Here's a look at a little genre that produced some of classical music's biggest hits.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
June 12, 2018

Voices of Music and the San Francisco Girls Chorus create a version like the one performed in Purcell's lifetime.

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May 29, 2018
The conductor spent nine eventful years with the orchestra and decides it's time to move on.
May 9, 2018
The best-laid plans of Ring casting directors
May 8, 2018
The great impresario is retiring after a tenure of almost 30 years.
April 24, 2018

It's not that Kendrick Lamar's music prize invalidates classical music; it recognizes that even classical musicians are affected and inspired by it.

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April 17, 2018
Amid a broad swath of premieres and intriguing recitals, SFP is asking artists to engage with contemporary issues.
April 10, 2018
Career grants also go to former Merolini and Adler Fellows.
April 10, 2018
Lots of heavyweight headliners as well as a few experimental and timely offerings crowd the UC Davis presenter's schedule.
April 3, 2018
Nicholas McGegan's no-limits philosophy for the orchestra continues to erase early music's boundary line.
March 27, 2018
The organization's executive director winds up successful tenure in Berkeley.
March 27, 2018
The young, gifted Francesco Lecce-Chong will step into the position.