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 - February 14, 2013

Lara Downes plays with the Brooklyn-based band Build at the Mondavi Center March 23. Watch a brand new video for Tango of her new CD Exiles' Cafe.

Michael Zwiebach - February 14, 2013

The S.F. Symphony just won its 15th Grammy award since 1992, and fifth in the category of Best Orchestral Performance. Here’s a salute to this great ensemble, showcasing some of their award-winning recordings and favorites of the orchestral repertoire.

Michael Zwiebach - February 13, 2013

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Artistic Director Ben Simon always concocts a hook that appeals to me and puts me in the mood to hear a concert.

Michael Zwiebach - February 13, 2013

The Assad Brothers are the preeminent classical guitar duo of the last 40 years, having set the standard for technical excellence, sensitive musicianship, and innovative repertoire choices and opportunities to see them together have been dwindling over the past few years.

Michael Zwiebach - February 13, 2013

The always-recommendable Ives Quartet is playing one of their recent commissions on this concert. 

Michael Zwiebach - February 13, 2013

The recent San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow with the bright tenor voice wowed Mozart lovers last summer with his performance of Tamino in The Magic Flute.

Michael Zwiebach - February 6, 2013

In a good production, Osvaldo Golijov and David Henry Hwang’s 80-minute opera Ainadamar packs one heck of a punch.

Michael Zwiebach - February 6, 2013

Pablo Heras-Casado’s mastery of contemporary-music idioms is perfect for the S.F. Symphony’s West Coast premiere of Magnus Lindberg's EXPO.

Michael Zwiebach - February 6, 2013

With Lunar New Year coming up this weekend, take a few minutes to listen to these ear-opening Chinese classics.

Michael Zwiebach - February 5, 2013

“High art” is a vital subject for critical discourse as presenters of classical music face a multitude of challenges for their very survival.