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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
September 21, 2015

The young string quartet, the first quartet-in-residence at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, also performed early works by Webern and Beethoven.

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Chamber Music Review
September 1, 2015

The ensemble’s interpretations of Beethoven’s late quartets at The Berkeley Hillside Club were too temperate.

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Festival Review
August 18, 2015

Pieces by Missy Mazzoli and Nico Muhly were the only standouts in a program of music that lacked ambition and scale.

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Modern Classical Review
July 31, 2015

The cellist shows polish and musicality in new, experimental works.

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Opera Review
July 28, 2015

The chamber opera follows the transition of a transgender person to womanhood, sung simultaneously by baritone Dan Kempson and mezzo-soprano Brenda Patterson.

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Festival Review
June 23, 2015

The annual event, commemorating the summer solstice, brings together over 40 groups for a unique experience.

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Choral Review
June 17, 2015

New arrangements refresh Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder.

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Chamber Music Review
June 10, 2015

The trio, adjusting to a personnel change for the performance, brought interpretative daring to a performance of Beethoven trios.

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Modern Classical Review
June 3, 2015

The concert featured works from young composers inspired by two sculptures housed in the de Young Museum’s Gallery 16.

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Modern Classical Review
June 1, 2015

Derek Bermel’s 2015 work received its West Coast premiere by the ensemble at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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Modern Classical Review
June 3, 2015

The quartet played for a smaller crowd in the intimate setting of the Presidio Officers’ Club.

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Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
May 22, 2015

An exciting performance of Concerto for Orchestra caps off an evening that included pieces from Samuel Carl Adams and Mozart.

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Modern Classical Review
May 20, 2015

High level of musicianship from the Earplayers lifts up a diverse program with hits and misses.

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Modern Classical Review
May 12, 2015

The composer’s Time, Place, Action got its West Coast premiere, but stronger pieces by Debussy and Haydn received less attention from the quartet.

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Modern Classical Review
May 1, 2015

The musicians flawlessly played the composer’s complete string quartets — though sometimes the performance was more procedural than passionate.

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Modern Classical Review
April 27, 2015

The quartet performed premieres from composers Eric Tran and Max Stoffregen at Old First Church.

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