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Jonathan Rhodes Lee

Jonathan Rhodes Lee studied harpsichord in New York, San Francisco, and the Netherlands. He is currently enrolled in the graduate program in historical musicology at UC Berkeley.

Articles by this Author

Choral Review
July 12, 2013

The American Bach Soloists are, as always, superbly reliably guides into the musical lineage of J.S. Bach.

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CD Review
May 17, 2013

John Eliot Gardiner’s 28th CD in a series of Bach cantatas is a must-have recording, for its superb music-making as well as its detailed essays.

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Choral Review
May 3, 2013

Whether singing sacred or secular works, American Bach Soloists always deliver quality to the max.

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Recital Review
April 21, 2013

That consummate pianist András Schiff enraptures a capacity crowd with his mastery of his instrument, playing Bach’s “English” Suites.

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Choral Review
January 25, 2013

The 18th century’s greatest musical evangelist is stunningly represented by American Bach Soloists’ rendition of the St. John Passion.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
December 15, 2012

Under the baton of an acclaimed guest conductor, Philharmonia Baroque offers a joyful program of Christmas cheer.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
November 16, 2012

Les Sirènes — in its West Coast debut for the S.F. Early Music Society — in name promises beauty and excitement, and the ensemble delivered both, if a little unequally.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
November 10, 2012

Emanuel Ax and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra are brilliantly matched, offering a set from Beethoven’s middle period.

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Chamber Music Review
April 15, 2012

Intensely satisfying musical mosaics are offered by Austria’s well-seasoned Quatuor Mosaïques.

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Chamber Music Review
March 30, 2012

Dedicated to John Crowe for his generous support of SFCV.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
January 28, 2012

An array of instrumental music, from delightful to incredible, make for an English feast, whipped up by a top guest-chef.

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CD Review
November 23, 2011

Hear the youthful Mendelssohn with fresh ears on this superb recording of two concertos.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
November 19, 2011

A guest conductor from Italy elicits a new level of poise and discipline from a much-loved Baroque ensemble.

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Upcoming Concert
November 1, 2011

A noted medieval ensemble brings to life dance-until-you-die music from Old Europe.

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CD Review
October 28, 2011

You probably haven't heard the music on these two CDs, but the high quality of the compositions and the playing will make you sit up and pay attention.

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Artist Review
October 15, 2011

Martin Scorsese's documentary on George Harrison's life gives us his life in the same intuitive, slightly mysterious manner as the musician expressed himself

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Upcoming Concert
October 6, 2011

Music fans and film buffs can meet on the same territory as the Mill Valley Film Festival explores music in three wildly different documentaries.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
September 23, 2011

Stellar programming and superb playing marks a program of Classical works by tried-and-true composers plus one virtual unknown.

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Feature Article
August 8, 2011

With reverence for the past and a lot of detective work, the “pluck-o-philiac” John Phillips restores and builds harpsichords in his Berkeley shop.

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CD Review
August 5, 2011

A new disc of John Blow’s Venus and Adonis stands as a worthy addition to the library of Baroque opera aficionados.

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