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Well known as a harpsichordist in the New York area, Rebecca Pechefsky has performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and the 18th-century Morris-Jumel Mansion, where she and Brooklyn Baroque have appeared in a yearly series.


Recent European engagements include recitals in Milan (Sforza Castle), Bologna, Amsterdam, Berlin, Basel, Tallinn, London (Handel House), and Paris (Les Concerts dans les Copeaux). As part of the Krebs 300th birthday celebrations in Germany, she was invited to perform in Zwickau and Altenburg in 2013; in 2018 she took part in a Couperin 350th birthday marathon at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.


Among her recordings for Quill Classics are the complete harpsichord music of François d’Agincour; Bach and His Circle; Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 and 2; and Johann Ludwig Krebs @ 300. She has premiered works by Mark Janello, Graham Lynch, Frank J. Oteri, Johnny Reinhard, and others.


Currently organist at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Glendale, Queens, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Erik Ryding, with whom she coauthored Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere. For more information, visit

Rebecca Pechefsky

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