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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

June 20, 2017
Arts and Economic Prosperity 5, a report from Americans for the Arts, shows how deep an impact all those little arts organizations have, especially in San Francisco.
June 6, 2017
Daniel Hsu is the youngest contestant in the prestigious piano competition, but that’s not his only accomplishment.
June 6, 2017

There’s a lost world of music SFCV would like to help you discover, and we're going to make that happen in a series of articles.

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Choral Review
May 9, 2017

Brilliant vocal soloists and solid playing from a group of new faces in the ABS orchestra enlivened Handel's oratorio.

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April 4, 2017
There’s something for everyone in the upcoming season, from early music to contemporary dance, jazz, and beyond.
Upcoming Concert
February 21, 2017

Composer Ted Hearne filters Chelsea Manning's story through a kaleidoscope of musical influences.

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December 14, 2016
A lot of great music with some very special players and a great town. Here’s what to do during Christmas week.
Feature Article
November 15, 2016

The Bay Area hosts an embarrassment of musical riches in the holiday season. Here are a few suggestions to launch you on your merry way.

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October 26, 2016
And Lawrence Brownlee has ping in more than just his voice.
Feature Article
July 5, 2016

Cool new recordings from ICE, Beiser, and Ensemble Signal for hot summertime listening.

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June 20, 2016

Running an opera company is like running a marathon: preparation, planning, and attention to detail determine whether you get to the finish line.

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June 6, 2016
Please excuse the occasional interruptions while we are building new improvements in the back end of the SFCV website.
Upcoming Concert
June 6, 2016

Berkeley’s biennial early music fest is ambitious and far-reaching once again.

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April 15, 2016
The UC Alumni Chorus is set for a tour of Italy this year and are preparing with a concert celebrating the diverse roots of the people of the United States.
Feature Article
January 5, 2016

SFCV recommends some of the big events hitting the Bay Area this spring.

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May 5, 2015
If you’re not a music geek you may not know his name, but Bartolomeo Cristofori started an evolution.
April 14, 2015
It hasn't taken long for Opera Parallele to make a major impact on the cultural life of the Bay Area....
April 9, 2015
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels appearances by Valentina Lisitsa over tweets comparing the Ukrainian government with Nazi Germany.
February 11, 2015
Part concert, part traditional New Year's celebration, this yearly event is something you should take the kids to at least once.
February 10, 2015
The Panama-Pacific International Exhibition is revisited in dance.