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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, 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.
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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