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 - November 8, 2012

Joshua Bell shows up a fair amount in the Bay Area, but let’s not get blasé about that. A Bellconcert is still a good reason to bestir yourself to get tickets and make a trip. 

Michael Zwiebach - November 1, 2012

This Sunday, the prodigiously accomplished David Requiro joins forces with the excellent pianistRoy Bogas for a recital that leads off a fantastic season of concerts at the Crowden School intheir [email protected] series.

Michael Zwiebach - November 1, 2012

This Sunday, the prodigiously accomplished David Requiro joins forces with the excellent pianistRoy Bogas for a recital that leads off a fantastic season of concerts at the Crowden School intheir [email protected] series.

Michael Zwiebach - October 24, 2012

There are some anniversaries that have to be celebrated by those who really care. The hundredth anniversary of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire is one of those.

Michael Zwiebach - October 11, 2012

The Takacs String Quartet has long been among the elite of the elite, consistently cited as one of the top quartets in the world.

Michael Zwiebach - October 11, 2012

Bach's B-Minor Mass is for choral groups a little like a full marathon — you have to build up to it. And when you finally have mastered all the necessities for a successful presentation of the piece, you still need five good soloists and a strong orchestra.

Michael Zwiebach - October 2, 2012

Cecilia Bartoli released her 19th solo album, Mission, last week. Of course, it is expected to do very well for Decca: the Italian mezzo-soprano is at the height of her artistry and has a wide fan base willing to follow her journeys into fantastic repertoire.

Michael Zwiebach - September 27, 2012

The California Symphony opens its conductor search with Robert Moody fronting the orchestra in a straight-down –the-middle program.

Michael Zwiebach - September 26, 2012

This is music that we’re used to hearing from the Bay Area’s old hands, so it will be interesting to hear the NextGen interpretations.

Michael Zwiebach - September 26, 2012

This is music that we’re used to hearing from the Bay Area’s
old hands, so it will be interesting to hear the NextGen interpretations.