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Junior Bach Festival – Sunday, March 24 at 4 pm

Junior Bach Festival - Sunday, March 24 at 4 pm
An all-J. S. Bach concert showcasing some of the most talented young musicians in Northern California. Come hear J. S. Bach’s music played with great skill and youthful exuberance! ...

Mobius Trio – Friday, March 29 at 8 pm

Mobius Trio - Friday, March 29 at 8 pm
This performance will feature THREE premieres by Ryan Brown, Ian Dicke, and Mobius' own composition all enhanced with multimedia! ...

Serene, piano – Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm

Serene, piano - Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm
Serene presents a program ranging from Ligeti to Scriabin and more. A rising young pianist, Serene enjoys sharing the life-changing beauty and power of music with all audiences ...

Patrick Galvin – Friday, April 5 at 8 pm

Patrick Galvin - Friday, April 5 at 8 pm
Rising young violinist Patrick Galvin performs a recital featuring the World Premiere of Axel Herrera's The Road of the Pilgrim. ...

Schumann Revisited – Sunday, April 7 at 4 pm

Schumann Revisited - Sunday, April 7 at 4 pm
Schumann's piano works reexamined and fine-tuned to reflect the ways in which we listen to music today, in a presentation that brings the original excitement and drama of the Biedermeier era ...

Audrey Vardanega & Friends – Friday, April 12 at 8 pm

Audrey Vardanega & Friends - Friday, April 12 at 8 pm
Pianist Audrey Vardanega returns to Old First Concerts with special guests Hannah Tarley and Monica Scott in a program of beloved chamber music by Beethoven, Schumann, and Janáček ...

10th Annual Birthday Tribute to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan – Saturday, April 13

10th Annual Birthday Tribute to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan - Saturday, April 13
A special two-session concert of North Indian Classical Music celebrating the life, music, and legacy of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan ...

Hadley McCarroll, piano – Sunday, April 14 at 4 pm

Hadley McCarroll, piano - Sunday, April 14 at 4 pm
A new program celebrating the deep, personal histories and quixotic twists of fate that influenced four brilliant composers to write extraordinary works for piano, pairing them with two new world premieres ...

Meráki Quartet – Friday, April 26 at 8 pm

Meráki Quartet - Friday, April 26 at 8 pm
The Meráki Quartet, whose name is derived from the Greek word meaning "soulfully artistic", presents a program of works from the past and present, all inspired by folk music. This dynamic ...

Music Teachers’ Association of California Gala Concert – Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm

Music Teachers' Association of California Gala Concert - Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm
Some of the most gifted and accomplished music students in the Bay Area perform a variety of pieces from 1900–1950, one of music history's richest musical eras, including works by Samuel Barber, ...

Mellon International Chamber Players – Friday, May 3 at 8 pm

Mellon International Chamber Players - Friday, May 3 at 8 pm
Two outstanding young musicians perform beloved chamber works ...

Ives Collective: All in the Family – Sunday, May 5 at 4 pm

Ives Collective: All in the Family - Sunday, May 5 at 4 pm
Three generations of Hershes—Stefan, Paul and Alexander—join their spouses/siblings/in-laws in performances of string sextets by Frank Bridge and Johannes Brahms ...

Jon Jangtet – Friday, May 10 at 8 pm

Jon Jangtet - Friday, May 10 at 8 pm
World Premiere of Jon Jang’s new work, A Chinaman’s Chance, A Choy’s Chance!, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the US built ...

Sarah Cahill & Regina Myers – Friday, May 17 at 8 pm

Sarah Cahill & Regina Myers - Friday, May 17 at 8 pm
Sarah Cahill and Regina Myers perform a concert of music mainly on the theme of social justice, as motivation and inspiration, including works by Elinor Armer, Ruby Fulton, Frederic Rzewski, Pauline Oliveros, ...

Jason Stoll – Sunday, May 19 at 4 pm

Jason Stoll - Sunday, May 19 at 4 pm
Southern California pianist Jason Stoll presents a program of Delicious Delights, featuring works by Mompou, Chopin, Kapustin, Earl Wild's etudes based on Gershwin Songs, and Villemez's Fantasy on Themes from Rogers and Hammerstein's Sound ...

Audrey Vardanega – Friday, May 31 at 8 pm

Audrey Vardanega - Friday, May 31 at 8 pm
Praised as a player “with the kind of freedom, authority, and strength…that one expects from the world’s finest pianists” and a “bewitching musical presence” (The Piedmont Post), Vardanega returns to Old First ...

Grant Ferris – Sunday, June 2 at 4 pm

Grant Ferris - Sunday, June 2 at 4 pm
Nashville-based guitarist, composer, and songwriter performs his own work--which draws on bucket blues, bluegrass, Celtic and Appalachian fiddle tunes, Gypsy jazz, and even New Orleans ragtime--alongside music by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Rodrigo, Shand, ...

Ensemble Illume – Friday, June 7 at 8 pm

Ensemble Illume - Friday, June 7 at 8 pm
Known for their powerful sound and profound unity of ensemble, Ensemble Illume perform Saariaho's Je sens un deuxième couer, written for them, plus Brahms' Trio in A minor. ...

2LOW cello & bass duo – Sunday, June 9 at 4 pm

2LOW cello & bass duo - Sunday, June 9 at 4 pm
San Francisco Symphony musicians, Assistant Principal cellist Amos Yang and bassist Charles Chandler perform two commissioned works--a World Premiere by Argentinian composer Andrès Martin, as well as Shinji Eshima's reimagining of ...

Le Due Muse – Friday, June 21 at 8 pm

Le Due Muse - Friday, June 21 at 8 pm
Le Due Muse is a cello and piano duo team formed by the Bay Area cellist Sarah Hong and her long time duo partner, Japanese pianist Makiko Ooka, whose repertoire ranges ...

Golden Circle Sextet – Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm

Golden Circle Sextet - Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm
Dan Neville and Rebecca Kleinmann feature their sextet, presenting their own unique blend of Jazz, Afro Cuban and Colombian music. ...

The Musical Art Quintet – Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm

The Musical Art Quintet - Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm
The Musical Art Quintet perform the World Premiere of Sascha Jacobsen's Kanta Judezmo, an oratorio using Jewish melodic themes with motifs and rhythms from Spain, North Africa, the Middle East, and ...

Mobius Trio – Friday, March 29 at 8 pm

Mobius Trio - Friday, March 29 at 8 pm
This performance will feature THREE premieres by Ryan Brown, Ian Dicke, and Mobius' own composition all enhanced with multimedia! ...

Patrick Galvin – Friday, April 5 at 8 pm

Patrick Galvin - Friday, April 5 at 8 pm
Rising young violinist Patrick Galvin performs a recital featuring the World Premiere of Axel Herrera's The Road of the Pilgrim. ...

Audrey Vardanega & Friends – Friday, April 12 at 8 pm

Audrey Vardanega & Friends - Friday, April 12 at 8 pm
Pianist Audrey Vardanega returns to Old First Concerts with special guests Hannah Tarley and Monica Scott in a program of beloved chamber music by Beethoven, Schumann, and Janáček ...

Meráki Quartet – Friday, April 26 at 8 pm

Meráki Quartet - Friday, April 26 at 8 pm
The Meráki Quartet, whose name is derived from the Greek word meaning "soulfully artistic", presents a program of works from the past and present, all inspired by folk music. This dynamic ...

Mellon International Chamber Players – Friday, May 3 at 8 pm

Mellon International Chamber Players - Friday, May 3 at 8 pm
Two outstanding young musicians perform beloved chamber works ...

Ives Collective: All in the Family – Sunday, May 5 at 4 pm

Ives Collective: All in the Family - Sunday, May 5 at 4 pm
Three generations of Hershes—Stefan, Paul and Alexander—join their spouses/siblings/in-laws in performances of string sextets by Frank Bridge and Johannes Brahms ...

Ensemble Illume – Friday, June 7 at 8 pm

Ensemble Illume - Friday, June 7 at 8 pm
Known for their powerful sound and profound unity of ensemble, Ensemble Illume perform Saariaho's Je sens un deuxième couer, written for them, plus Brahms' Trio in A minor. ...

2LOW cello & bass duo – Sunday, June 9 at 4 pm

2LOW cello & bass duo - Sunday, June 9 at 4 pm
San Francisco Symphony musicians, Assistant Principal cellist Amos Yang and bassist Charles Chandler perform two commissioned works--a World Premiere by Argentinian composer Andrès Martin, as well as Shinji Eshima's reimagining of ...

Le Due Muse – Friday, June 21 at 8 pm

Le Due Muse - Friday, June 21 at 8 pm
Le Due Muse is a cello and piano duo team formed by the Bay Area cellist Sarah Hong and her long time duo partner, Japanese pianist Makiko Ooka, whose repertoire ranges ...

Golden Circle Sextet – Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm

Golden Circle Sextet - Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm
Dan Neville and Rebecca Kleinmann feature their sextet, presenting their own unique blend of Jazz, Afro Cuban and Colombian music. ...

Junior Bach Festival – Sunday, March 24 at 4 pm

Junior Bach Festival - Sunday, March 24 at 4 pm
An all-J. S. Bach concert showcasing some of the most talented young musicians in Northern California. Come hear J. S. Bach’s music played with great skill and youthful exuberance! ...

Serene, piano – Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm

Serene, piano - Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm
Serene presents a program ranging from Ligeti to Scriabin and more. A rising young pianist, Serene enjoys sharing the life-changing beauty and power of music with all audiences ...

Schumann Revisited – Sunday, April 7 at 4 pm

Schumann Revisited - Sunday, April 7 at 4 pm
Schumann's piano works reexamined and fine-tuned to reflect the ways in which we listen to music today, in a presentation that brings the original excitement and drama of the Biedermeier era ...

Hadley McCarroll, piano – Sunday, April 14 at 4 pm

Hadley McCarroll, piano - Sunday, April 14 at 4 pm
A new program celebrating the deep, personal histories and quixotic twists of fate that influenced four brilliant composers to write extraordinary works for piano, pairing them with two new world premieres ...

Music Teachers’ Association of California Gala Concert – Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm

Music Teachers' Association of California Gala Concert - Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm
Some of the most gifted and accomplished music students in the Bay Area perform a variety of pieces from 1900–1950, one of music history's richest musical eras, including works by Samuel Barber, ...

Sarah Cahill & Regina Myers – Friday, May 17 at 8 pm

Sarah Cahill & Regina Myers - Friday, May 17 at 8 pm
Sarah Cahill and Regina Myers perform a concert of music mainly on the theme of social justice, as motivation and inspiration, including works by Elinor Armer, Ruby Fulton, Frederic Rzewski, Pauline Oliveros, ...

Jason Stoll – Sunday, May 19 at 4 pm

Jason Stoll - Sunday, May 19 at 4 pm
Southern California pianist Jason Stoll presents a program of Delicious Delights, featuring works by Mompou, Chopin, Kapustin, Earl Wild's etudes based on Gershwin Songs, and Villemez's Fantasy on Themes from Rogers and Hammerstein's Sound ...

Audrey Vardanega – Friday, May 31 at 8 pm

Audrey Vardanega - Friday, May 31 at 8 pm
Praised as a player “with the kind of freedom, authority, and strength…that one expects from the world’s finest pianists” and a “bewitching musical presence” (The Piedmont Post), Vardanega returns to Old First ...

10th Annual Birthday Tribute to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan – Saturday, April 13

10th Annual Birthday Tribute to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan - Saturday, April 13
A special two-session concert of North Indian Classical Music celebrating the life, music, and legacy of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan ...

Jon Jangtet – Friday, May 10 at 8 pm

Jon Jangtet - Friday, May 10 at 8 pm
World Premiere of Jon Jang’s new work, A Chinaman’s Chance, A Choy’s Chance!, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the US built ...

Golden Circle Sextet – Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm

Golden Circle Sextet - Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm
Dan Neville and Rebecca Kleinmann feature their sextet, presenting their own unique blend of Jazz, Afro Cuban and Colombian music. ...

The Musical Art Quintet – Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm

The Musical Art Quintet - Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm
The Musical Art Quintet perform the World Premiere of Sascha Jacobsen's Kanta Judezmo, an oratorio using Jewish melodic themes with motifs and rhythms from Spain, North Africa, the Middle East, and ...

Mobius Trio – Friday, March 29 at 8 pm

Mobius Trio - Friday, March 29 at 8 pm
This performance will feature THREE premieres by Ryan Brown, Ian Dicke, and Mobius' own composition all enhanced with multimedia! ...

Grant Ferris – Sunday, June 2 at 4 pm

Grant Ferris - Sunday, June 2 at 4 pm
Nashville-based guitarist, composer, and songwriter performs his own work--which draws on bucket blues, bluegrass, Celtic and Appalachian fiddle tunes, Gypsy jazz, and even New Orleans ragtime--alongside music by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Rodrigo, Shand, ...

Location

Easily accessible by bus lines 47/49 Van Ness or 1 Sacramento/Clay. The California Street Cable Car line ends one block from our location.

Concert Information

Main Entrance on the corner of Sacramento Street and Van Ness Avenue. Elevator entrance located on the Sacramento side of the building near 1751. Please ring Concerts Office buzzer for assistance.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance.
Discounted parking available at the Old First Parking Garage, 1725 Sacramento Street.

Ticket Prices

*General Admission: $25
*Seniors (65 and over): $20
Full time Student w/ID: $5
Kids under 12: FREE
*$2 discount when purchased online
Some concerts have special pricing. Please refer to the individual concert page for details.