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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 Orchestra/Orchestra Review
June 25, 2017

Sometimes concert extras don’t add that much.

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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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