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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

February 3, 2015
The Conservatory hosts NPR's popular music talent show.
February 3, 2015
The Kennedy Center announced that Bates will be its first-ever composer-in-residence.
January 20, 2015
If you want to get tickets for Cecilia Bartoli’s return to Cal Performances this spring, limber up your dialing finger now.
January 13, 2015
More chamber music headliners coming to the Bay Area, courtesy of Chamber Music San Francisco.
Feature Article
January 6, 2015

We introduce the first group of writers in SFCV’s Emerging Writer Program.

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December 16, 2014
A Francesco Cavalli mass is on the bill for the season opening concert by 17th-century music specialists Magnificat.
December 16, 2014
Celebrate Beethovenʼs birthday with music from the café-hopping, classical music group.
December 10, 2014
Reported by the U-T San Diego, San Diego Opera conquers its audit, surviving tumultuous organization shifts.
December 5, 2014
Violinist Kyung Wha Chung publicly chided the parents of one of her younger audience members during a recent concert. Do we really need to raise classical music's negatives in this way?
News Report
September 27, 2014

Nicola Luisotti, San Francisco Opera's music director, resigned from his other post at the Teatro San Carlo, Napoli, after only two-and-a-half years in the job.

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Artist Spotlight
August 26, 2014

New Century Chamber Orchestra brings in a major name in Derek Bermel, their featured composer for the season. He’s a composer worth getting to know in a serious way.

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Playlist
April 9, 2014

Perk up your body and spirit with this playlist welcoming spring.

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Editorial
April 8, 2014

As more women dare to put themselves forward in the realm of music, arts organizations — those which are not so self-destructive as to ignore the talent of half the planet’s musicians — will begin to hand them the baton more often.

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News Report
April 1, 2014

With great pleasure, San Francisco Classical Voice announces the winner of its second Music Educator Award: Randy Porter, music director of Westlake Middle School in Oakland.

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March 27, 2014
He’s never quite had the popularity of Mozart, let alone Beethoven, but ...
Playlist
March 27, 2014

Paris has seen a lot of Aprils come and go: Here are songs that have accompanied some of those hopeful springs.

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Playlist
March 20, 2014

This month marks the 300th anniversary of a composer you’ll love, if you don’t already know his music.

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Playlist
March 13, 2014

Neoclassical heavy metal? Shredded Mendelssohn? We have all the great bombastic classics, and a few new suggestions as well.

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March 6, 2014
Almost every piece Ravel wrote is commonly played, a tribute to the composer’s genius and the care he took with each score ... a composer who also gives hope to B-students everywhere.
Playlist
March 6, 2014

A couple of days have passed since the actual Mardi Gras celebration, but that won’t stop us from putting out our Mardi Gras/ Carnival playlist.

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