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.

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Michael Zwiebach - December 14, 2012

Handel’s Messiah is one of those durable traditions that are the music industry’s equivalent of “Black Friday.” In the Bay Area, if this is part of your holiday to-do list, then here are five words for you: American Bach Soloists, Grace Cathedral.

Michael Zwiebach - December 14, 2012

Chanticleer, one of the more celebrated professional choirs in the country resides right here in the Bay Area, and its holiday concert features spectacularly sung, beautifully arranged carols and is a perennial favorite.

Michael Zwiebach - December 14, 2012

Funny and irreverent, surely, yet Mark Morris’Hard Nut is also a tremendous example of direct, emotional, musical storytelling. 

Michael Zwiebach - December 11, 2012

Beginning tomorrow, and through the weekend, the powerhouse New Century Chamber Orchestra continues to open its repertoire with both new music and great arrangements.

Michael Zwiebach - November 28, 2012

Magen Solomon’s San Francisco Choral Artists, having justreceived a favorable review in Fanfare for their recent With Strings Attached CD, should makeanyone’s shortlist of choral concerts to attend.

Michael Zwiebach - November 28, 2012

The Alexander String Quartet visits the Mondavi Center with Schubert quartets on the bill. The Alexanders are a superb, long-standing group which doesn’t get enough credit for their fine music-making.

Michael Zwiebach - November 28, 2012

The Ives Quartet is the second act in the Crowden Music Center’s marvelous [email protected] concert series.

Michael Zwiebach - November 28, 2012

The New Esterhazy Quartet's concert is a fascinating way to mull over the Haydn-Beethoven teacher-student relationship, and it will be great to see these fantastic period instrumentalists dig into Beethoven’s masterpiece. 

Michael Zwiebach - November 21, 2012

From innovative fare to traditional-carol sing-alongs, sacred music, and dance, the Bay Area brims with concerts celebrating the holidays.

Michael Zwiebach - November 13, 2012

Chamber Music Day Live + Free is the signature event of San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.