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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

January 19, 2021
Wynton Marsalis, the Alexander Quartet, experimental opera, and a musical-comedy makeover of Romeo and Juliet are in the limelight this spring.
January 12, 2021
A new nonprofit connects singers and instrumentalists with advanced instructional and coaching materials via a low-cost, online platform.
January 12, 2021
Each concert in the series features a work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, SRS’s new artistic partner.
December 22, 2020
Dust-to-Digital label issues the “B Sides” from the early 78s that comprised the original collection.
Feature Article
December 15, 2020

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

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December 8, 2020
The stirring soundtrack for the powerful documentary is now available.
November 24, 2020
The L. John Harris and the Harris Guitar Foundation’s collection will be available for student and faculty use.
November 17, 2020
SF Opera screens drive-in opera movies at Fort Mason. Up next: La bohème and Tosca. Bring the family.
November 10, 2020
SF Opera offers lavish production costumes to the public via an online sale Nov. 13–15.
November 4, 2020
The JackTrip Virtual Studio that allows the Ragazzi Boys Choruses to rehearse in real time via the internet is now available to the public.
November 4, 2020
An in-depth documentary illuminating MTT’s ascendance is available for streaming via PBS’s American Masters series through Nov. 20.
October 27, 2020
The mansion may be shuttered for now, but the music program is wide open. Look for the Fauré Quartett, cellist Amit Peled, and the Alexander String Quartet.
October 27, 2020
The organization celebrates its 26th season with four internationally acclaimed pianists performing exclusive concerts online.
October 20, 2020
Expect the unexpected at InterMusic SF’s 13th free showcase of classical, jazz, and contemporary music on Sunday, Oct. 25.
October 20, 2020
An online class will give musicians and organizations the skills they need to make their online concerts sparkle with improved audio and video.
October 13, 2020
The outstanding high-country fest celebrates the fall season with livestreamed performances of the Bach cello suites.
October 13, 2020
Each ensemble will perform the topically inspired Alone Together.
October 6, 2020
The forward-thinking quartet commissions uplifting new works and performs them in a series of free open-air concerts around the Bay Area.
September 29, 2020
Elizabeth Blumenstock, Eric Zivian, and William Skeen offer October workshops through the Amateur Music Network.