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Paul Kotapish

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

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September 22, 2020
The St. Lawrence String Quartet kicks off a season highlighted by concert films shot on the Bing stage.
September 22, 2020
The activist pianist commemorates National Voter Registration Day with a new video of a song from Leonard Bernstein’s 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
September 21, 2020
This fall’s online season includes a Black music series, classical chamber music, hip-hop, jazz, dance, and more.
September 15, 2020
With both virtual watch parties and live-performance events planned, the chamber orchestra’s fall slate reaffirms its commitment to Black and underrepresented composers.
September 9, 2020
The legislation rolls back some of the onerous requirements of AB 5, but symphonies and musical theater companies are still on the hook as employers.
September 9, 2020
Online and undaunted, HSB unveils headliners for its 20th-anniversary fete via a series of uncaptioned drawings of the artists. Can you guess the lineup?
September 1, 2020
The lauded choral program adopts cutting-edge technology that allows large groups of individuals to make music together in real time via the internet.
August 25, 2020
Intimate online performances will emphasize a diverse roster of composers and soloists.
August 25, 2020
Meet the rising artists participating in this innovative opera training program.
Feature Article
August 23, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the annual SFCV readers’ poll.

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August 1, 2020
Catch an outstanding past performance for free every Friday at dinner hour.
July 27, 2020
The sixth-annual SFCV readers’ poll is now open for nominations.
July 14, 2020
Bay Area and Los Angeles music and dance groups are among those getting direct funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
June 22, 2020
Ten local nonprofits will collaborate with world-class artists on fresh projects in the field of dance and movement-based performance.
June 16, 2020
A second round of NEA grants provide much-needed funding to Bay Area and L.A. performers and presenters.
Feature Article
June 9, 2020

From Appalachian fiddle tunes to Swedish nyckelharpa music: ten delightful performances featuring great folk music.

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Feature Article
May 26, 2020

Here are some of our favorite interactive “Google Doodles” that explore music-making and history.

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May 26, 2020
The local company plans to preserve this year’s ambitious program and possibly build on it during the gap year.
May 19, 2020
A public/private coalition will provide grants directly to artists and arts workers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Application deadline is June 5.
Feature Article
May 12, 2020

Porch concerts provide live music for locals all over the “Island City” on Friday evenings.

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