Be'eri Moalem

Be'eri Moalem (www.beeri.org) is a violist, teacher, writer, and composer.

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Recital REVIEW
 Cal Performances  Webern’s <em>Four Pieces</em> Nicely Breaks Up A Night of Brahms
May 12, 2015
Violinist Christian Tetzlaff offers a palate cleanser of Webern to breakup his performace of the complete Brahms violin sonatas. More about Cal Performances »
Modern Classical REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  Salonen Joins S.F. Symphony to Chase an Elusive Nyx
May 4, 2015
The conductor leads the symphony through his 2010 tone poem. More about San Francisco Symphony »
Recital REVIEW
 San Francisco Performances  Hahn Displays Adventurous Range in S.F. Performances Recital
April 20, 2015
The violinist tackled a mammoth program at SFJAZZ Center’s main hall. More about San Francisco Performances »
Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  Joshua Bell Joins S.F. Symphony for Passionate Tchaikovsky Concerto
April 13, 2015
The violinist was virtuosic as ever, leaving the audience begging for an encore. More about San Francisco Symphony »
Chamber Music REVIEW
 Music at Kohl  Jamming Two Worlds Together
March 24, 2015
Classical Jam, a group adept at blending classical and improvisation, put together an enjoyable program at Kohl Mansion. More about Music at Kohl »
Chamber Music REVIEW
 'Twas the Night Before Christmas  “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”: Takács Quartet Puts Ensemble First
December 9, 2014

The Takács Quartet visited the UC Berkeley campus and played an intimate, collaborative performance, even in oversized, acoustically challenged Zellerbach Hall.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 Redwood Symphony  Redwood Symphony Scales 'Mount Mahler,' Plants Flag for Community Orchestras
November 23, 2014

The Redwood Symphony tackles the maximally challenging Mahler's Ninth and pulls it off with flying colors.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Chamber Orchestra  Music Talks at S.F. Chamber Orchestra
October 27, 2014

Music for percussion and tango is paired with Handel and Respighi in S.F. Chamber Orchestra’s latest free program, with lots of chatter.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  Beethoven and Bates Spark San Francisco Symphony
September 12, 2014
San Francisco Symphony gets electrified with a mixed-bill concert of Mason Bates, Rossini, and Beethoven. More about San Francisco Symphony »
Festival REVIEW
 Music@Menlo  Eastern Edge and Immaculate: Yura Lee
July 30, 2014

Yura Lee treats her Music@Menlo audience to a range of Eastern-European works for her masterful violin.

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Chamber Music REVIEW
   Planting a Reed in New Music
June 7, 2014

The Splinter Reeds quintet goes all-out with new and adventurous compositions, and is eager for more.

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Chamber Music REVIEW
   JACK Quartet in Spades
April 24, 2014

At the Sweet Thunder Festival the JACK Quartet looks totally comfortable with any aspect of extended technique, and then some.

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Chamber Music REVIEW
 Paul Dresher Ensemble  Paul Dresher Amps Up the Music
April 19, 2014

Technical aspects vie with purely musical ones in Paul Dresher Ensemble’s current outing.

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Festival REVIEW
 Switchboard Music Festival  Pick a Genre, Play it Loud
April 12, 2014

Switch-ups mark the annual Switchboard Music Festival, with genres from all over the map (and then some) and a lot of radical playing going on.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 Left Coast Chamber Ensemble  Left Coast's Stories
March 22, 2014

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble played a concert with stories both personal and universal, in a concert that embraced widely diverse music.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Symphony  S.F. Symphony in Top Shape for Tour
March 8, 2014

With some Brant, Prokofiev, and Berlioz, the S.F. Symphony readies its repertory for an extensive European tour.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 San Francisco Chamber Orchestra  Fate as Music, Storytelling as Muse
February 22, 2014

The S.F. Chamber Orchestra's presents Stravinsky’s L’histoire du soldat and Stephen Saxon’s Luck or Wisdom? as a musical meditation on human fate.

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Chamber Music REVIEW
 Left Coast Chamber Ensemble  Left Coast Chamber Ensemble Puts On Its Game Face
February 2, 2014

A concert by the LCCE is filled with all kinds of play and 'some serious fun.'

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Chamber Music REVIEW
 SF Jazz   Close Relations: Cypress String Quartet
January 25, 2014

The Cypress String Quartet presents works by Slavic and British composers in a refreshing program at the SFJazz Center.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra REVIEW
 Redwood Symphony  Redwood Symphony Lifts Off
November 23, 2013

The Redwood Symphony amasses large forces for a mixed bill that was mostly effective.

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