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

Michael Zwiebach - March 6, 2013

Livermore Opera opens its La traviata with a known quantity, in Rebecca Davis, who has sung Violetta Valery at Opera San Jose and is an alumna of the Merola Opera Program.

Michael Zwiebach - March 6, 2013

Nathan Gunn is a refined, elegant singer of art song, and his Cal Performances recital promises to be a highlight, in a Bay Area season that’s just crammed with great singers.

Michael Zwiebach - March 6, 2013

This is a decorous early-music concert featuring the marvelous soprano Laura Heimes, trumpeter-extraordinaire John Thiessen, and the crew from Voices of Music, faves of SFCV and famed already for their widely-viewed YouTube and Vimeo channels.

Michael Zwiebach - February 28, 2013

Thank goodness for the problems two people have falling in love and the jams that love lands them in: Otherwise, there would be much less to sing about. 

Michael Zwiebach - February 26, 2013

Khatia Buniatishvili is the real deal, a pianist who is fleet of fingers, yet with a relaxed, musical touch. 

Michael Zwiebach - February 26, 2013

Gold Coast Chamber Players, a group which consistently brings superb professionals from all over to Lafayette and Orinda, is at it again. 

Michael Zwiebach - February 26, 2013

Now you can hear Clarice Assad’s chamber orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition again, played by the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, along with the premiere of the composer’s Pandemonium for String Quartet and String Orchestra.

Michael Zwiebach - February 26, 2013

Tanya Tomkins, who’s as fine a cellist in the early-music repertory as you will find, completes her two-part traversal of the Bach Cello Suites at Live at Mission Blue on Sunday.

Michael Zwiebach - February 26, 2013

Over at the S.F. Conservatory, they’ve got the home-grown, student-run Hot Air Festival Marathon. 

Michael Zwiebach - February 21, 2013

Movie music — and movies about music — had a banner year in 2012. Here are the tracks from the actual nominated soundtracks plus a few extras, for fun.