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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

Modern Classical Review
June 19, 2017

George Lewis’s Afterword, an opera has an original premise, and some beautiful music, but there’s one big fly in the ointment.

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Chamber Music Review
June 13, 2017

Strong new music performed by Splinter Reeds, Kronos Quartet, and Ramon & Jessica’s sextet highlight a solid program.

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Chamber Music Review
May 28, 2017

Catherine Cook and the Music of Remembrance Ensemble deliver powerful music inspired by Holocaust horrors.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 19, 2017

In one of her final concerts with the ensemble, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg leads a program of NCCO-commissioned works, including a standout composition by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 12, 2017

It’s an unusual mix of instruments, but Ensemble Mise-En makes it work.

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Recital Review
May 4, 2017

The solo cellist presented strong works by Augusta Thomas Read, Missy Mazzoli, Anna Clyne, and Gity Razaz.

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Chamber Music Review
April 27, 2017

The long-running European ensemble is a new sensation here, and for good reason.

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Chamber Music Review
April 24, 2017

Despite four delightful, beautifully performed works, the program left the listener wanting more.

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Chamber Music Review
April 18, 2017

Arcadiana and The Four Quarters hold their own in the ultimate comparison — with Beethoven.

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Chamber Music Review
April 18, 2017

Composer Aaron Gervais pairs intriguing guitar music with expressive dancers to explore a culture steeped in pharmaceuticals.

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Chamber Music Review
April 13, 2017

The Icelandic quartet plays brand-new music on Baroque-period instruments.

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Chamber Music Review
April 4, 2017

Both polished performers shone, but not always at the same time.

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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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