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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

October 31, 2017
The influential music director will depart after the 2019–2020 season.
Feature Article
September 19, 2017

The fall 2017 season is full to bursting again. Here's a short list of big-ticket (and small-ticket) items for your consideration.

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August 22, 2017
The new New Piano Collective launches a festival, with venues around the Bay, featuring 10 pianists playing the music that matters to them.
Opera Review
August 8, 2017

Martín y Soler’s jaunty farce makes an un-edgy interlude in West Edge Opera’s festival season.

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August 4, 2017
The legend in his own time gets a five-disc retrospective of his piano music from Sarah Cahill, and oversees a small new music series.
August 1, 2017
The California Symphony has a lot going on. Here are the bullet points, to catch you up.
July 25, 2017
Sound artist and composer Wayne Grim has created a musical accompaniment for the solar eclipse viewing at the Exploratorium.
July 5, 2017
Ballet star-turned-choreographer set to premiere her first full-length ballet at the Cowell Theater, before taking it on the road.
July 5, 2017
Piano players of all stripes will be strutting their stuff in July.
June 27, 2017
No upsets here, but a couple of recognized up-and-comers take the laurels.
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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