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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

Festival Review
March 21, 2017

Bard Music West — an alluring conglomeration of tastes from the life of György Ligeti.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
March 14, 2017

Marek Janowski brought strongly individual ideas to Hindemith’s Violin Concerto and Brahms’ Fourth Symphony.

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Chamber Music Review
March 7, 2017

The student-run Hot Air Festival at S.F. Conservatory is always fresh, with a few highlights for new music fans.

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Opera Review
March 1, 2017

A program of contemporary excerpts reveals both rough edges and refined ideas.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
February 28, 2017

Violinist Leila Josefowicz is masterful in one of the composer’s finest scores.

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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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