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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

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.
July 20, 2018
Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg are regarded as two of the world's best mandolinists, with repertories ranging from bluegrass to Baroque and beyond.
July 17, 2018
Lark in the Morning camp near Mendocino provides an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of music and dance traditions.
July 3, 2018
Composer Max Richter's new film stars Elisabeth Moss.
June 26, 2018
The keyboard wizard has an upcoming concert of commissioned works and an award acknowledges her tireless championing of new music.
Photo Essay
June 19, 2018

S.F. Opera builds a Wagnerian dragon for the 21st century.

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April 3, 2018
Roll over Pete Townshend and tell Tchaikovsky the news.
March 20, 2018
Bach in the Subways coordinates a global underground birthday bash for the composer on March 21.
February 20, 2018
A new collection of sound samples provides a way to access the violin virtuoso from the comfort of your own computer.
January 16, 2018
The Swiss conductor steps in to replace Charles Dutoit for two programs featuring Stravinsky ballets.