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Paul Kotapish

Paul Kotapish is the managing editor for SFCV.  You can learn more here or at

Articles by this Author

March 31, 2020
A leading light in the Bay Area scene unites players from around the globe every day at noon to play a bit of music.
February 18, 2020
The innovative troupe cuts the ribbon for new facilities at the historic Corinthian Ballroom on Feb. 29.
January 28, 2020
Two Bay Area concerts of avian-themed violin/cello duets will benefit Australian birdlife endangered by the bushfire crisis.
November 12, 2019
The Center for Innovative Leadership will foster tomorrow’s arts entrepreneurs.
November 12, 2019
The massive chorus and orchestra perform a mashup of excerpts from a millennium of Masses.
November 5, 2019
The incoming leader has worked with every major classical-music institution in Chicago.
October 1, 2019
A critic’s thoughtful essay looks at the recent history and near future of arts journalism.
September 4, 2019
Music Director Laurie Cohen leads two free performances by 50 Bay Area musicians playing works of New Deal composers.
Feature Article
August 27, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of our annual Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 8, 2019
Nominations for the SFCV Best of the Bay are closed, but look for a chance to vote for the finalists on Aug. 13.
Feature Article
December 17, 2018

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

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November 27, 2018
Writer Mark MacNamara and editor Michael Zwiebach named for two profile articles and a feature story.
September 5, 2018
The iconoclastic group goes all-in on presenting thought-provoking music in festive social settings.
Feature Article
August 27, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of our annual Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 21, 2018
Highlights include a new production of In the Penal Colony and spirited collaborations with indigenous musicians.
August 20, 2018
Last chance to cast your vote for your favorite artists, performances, venues, and more in the annual SFCV Best of the Bay poll. Voting ends at 6 p.m. (PDT).
August 13, 2018
Your nominations have been tallied and it’s time to cast your final votes in the annual SFCV Best of the Bay poll.
August 6, 2018
The SFCV Best of the Bay poll is open for nominations, but the poll closes soon. Nominate your favorite artists, ensembles, performances, venues, and more.
Photo Essay
July 23, 2018

Photographer Geoff Sheil shares some images from inside the expansive chamber-music program.

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July 20, 2018
Nominations for our annual survey of your favorite artists and performances start next week.