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Rebecca Wishnia

Rebecca Wishnia recently earned her master’s degree in violin from UC Santa Cruz, where she studied with Roy Malan. A passionate chamber musician, she has performed in a variety of ensembles around the Bay Area, in addition to studying and teaching chamber repertoire at festivals each summer.

Articles by this Author

Chamber Music Review
February 7, 2017

The Kronos Quartet prepares us for the future of music with “Here and Now.”

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Chamber Music Review
January 31, 2017

Ensemble Signal shines in a program of recent Steve Reich works that demand precision and verve.

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Opera Review
January 24, 2017

Stephen Eddins’s adaptation of a Eudora Welty story is the highlight of a strong program of works in progress.

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Modern Classical Review
January 24, 2017

Excerpts proved the rule at the latest set, hosted by composer Mason Bates and conductor Edwin Outwater.

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Feature Article
January 4, 2017

From “unmixed pop” to the latest electronica experiments, a new music presenter is bringing in the millennial music lover.

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Modern Classical Review
November 15, 2016

With help from The Living Earth Show, the composer delivers an eerie, waterborne work inspired by Moby Dick.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
November 2, 2016

A dazzling composition inspired by video-game conventions is the highlight of a perfect Halloween program.

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Chamber Music Review
October 27, 2016

New music aces Volti and Left Coast Ensemble team up for a program based on personal letters.

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Chamber Music Review
October 18, 2016

In their first concert in the series, the venerable ensemble delivered a mixed performance that ranged from murky to transcendent.

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Chamber Music Review
October 11, 2016

Unusual instrumental techniques highlight gorgeous soundscapes in a varied program of new music.

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Modern Classical Review
September 26, 2016

In the guise of a wildly imaginative inventor, Schick works magic with his musical contraptions.

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Chamber Music Review
September 19, 2016

With pianist Inon Barnatan, the orchestra was in tip-top form covering Mozart and Philip Glass.

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Festival Review
September 13, 2016

Sometimes a walk on the wild side leads to new perspectives.

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Chamber Music Review
August 20, 2016

After playing second fiddle to text on Lang’s new piece, cellist Maya Beiser shines on his earlier world to come.

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Opera Review
August 2, 2016

West Edge Opera’s production of Leoš Janáček’s masterpiece was much stronger musically than dramatically.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
June 27, 2016

Pianist Yefim Bronfman is outstanding in the S.F. Symphony premiere of a new piece bustling with musical ideas and technical challenges.

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Recital Review
May 31, 2016

The pianist’s remarkable technique and musicianship added sparkle to the pedestrian and clarity to the obscure.

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Recital Review
April 28, 2016

The violinist's recital featured Bach and a brand-new, Bach-inspired partita.

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Chamber Music Review
April 18, 2016

The violinist and the video artist team up for a Bach-plus-video performance that was intriguingly different from other classical-plus-video projects.

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Opera Review
April 6, 2016

Games, songs, comedy, and sensuality combine in this show based on Serbian wedding songs and traditions.

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