Rebecca Wishnia

Rebecca Wishnia is a freelance violinist and writer.

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Rebecca Wishnia - May 20, 2024

The violinist dazzles in a concerto by Henri Vieuxtemps, while Ryan Bancroft steers the orchestra through works by Debussy and Unsuk Chin.

Rebecca Wishnia - May 13, 2024

Gemma New leads a standout performance that sees Pablo Ferrández soloing in Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Rebecca Wishnia - May 13, 2024

The museum’s new exhibition, which runs through Aug. 18, creates a space for sonic contemplation.

Rebecca Wishnia - May 13, 2024

The group’s program for Chamber Music San Francisco includes two works that grapple with deafness and mortality.

Rebecca Wishnia - May 7, 2024

The violinist adds the U.S. premiere of Jake Heggie’s Fantasy Suite 1803 to his Parisian program.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 30, 2024

Back-to-back concerts by the SF Symphony and the Alexander String Quartet feature important works by the overlooked English composer.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 23, 2024

Grace Cathedral was never so beautiful, the mix of DJ sets and classical excerpts contributing to an often moving experience.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 22, 2024

The Quatuor Ébène displays a unity of sound and purpose in its Cal Performances debut.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 15, 2024

With violin soloist Shunske Sato, PBO shows its wild side in a concert of Romantic-era favorites.

Rebecca Wishnia - April 9, 2024

A quirky contemporary double bill from Opera Parallèle serves up both laughs and emotionally powerful moments.