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1751 Sacramento Street (cross street Van Ness Avenue)
Phone: 415.474.1608

San Francisco’s home for great concerts since 1970!

Concert Listings by Date

September

Golden Gate Philharmonic Faculty & Friends – Sunday, September 23 at 4 pm

Golden Gate Philharmonic Faculty & Friends - Sunday, September 23 at 4 pm
The distinguished faculty of the Golden Gate Philharmonic, San Francisco’s all-inclusive youth orchestra, is showcased in this not-to-be-missed benefit recital, with new works from Bay Area composers Alden Jenks and Stephen ...

Jihye Chang – Friday, September 28 at 8 pm

Jihye Chang - Friday, September 28 at 8 pm
Pianist Jihye Chang presents the third chapter of her five-year solo piano project, Continuum 88, which began in 2016, spanning performances in Korea, Taiwan, and across the US, with a program ...

Book of J – Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm

Book of J - Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm
Book of J sing from the traditional canon of Sukkot, the Jewish autumn festival honoring labor, celebrating migration, welcoming our beloved dead to feast with us, and praying for sweet rain ...

October

Club Glee – Friday, October 5 at 8 pm

Club Glee - Friday, October 5 at 8 pm
The Tokyo-based Club Glee, composed of senior alumni of the Waseda University Glee Club, makes a special San Francisco appearance, bringing a program of audience pleasing pop songs, bringing heartfelt joy ...

Dyad – Sunday, October 7 at 4 pm

Dyad - Sunday, October 7 at 4 pm
Dyad is an innovative violin and bassoon duo on a quest to explore uncharted territory with reimagined classics and premieres of new works ...

Stenberg | Cahill Duo – Friday, October 12 at 8 pm

Stenberg | Cahill Duo - Friday, October 12 at 8 pm
Newly formed in 2016, the Stenberg | Cahill Duo is dedicated to promoting the American experimental tradition and expanding it through the commissioning of new work. This concert will include the ...

Ives Collective – Sunday, October 14 at 4 pm

Ives Collective - Sunday, October 14 at 4 pm
Inspired by Peter Schickele's (aka P.D.Q. Bach) long-running radio program Schickele Mix, Ives Collective perform works by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Schickele's Clarinet Quartet ...

Vinifera Trio – Friday, October 26 at 8 pm

Vinifera Trio - Friday, October 26 at 8 pm
This special performance of Olivier Messiaen's wartime classic, Quartet for the End of Time, will include projected visual art and lighting during the performance, a presentation of the story of the ...

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve – Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve - Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm
Special Hallowe'en extravaganza, featuring George Crumb's Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik along with a seasonal mix of scary pieces for four hands by Gounod, Reineke, Dukas, Schumann, Alfredo Casella, and Toby Twining—with a ...

November

Persephone Chamber Ensemble – Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm

Persephone Chamber Ensemble - Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm
The World Premiere of Elinor Armer's romantic new song cycle Nocturnes, plus works by Brahms, performed by an intergenerational women's ensemble dedicated to programming contemporary music with traditional vocal and instrumental ...

Strobe – Friday, November 9 at 8 pm

Strobe - Friday, November 9 at 8 pm
Featuring the San Francisco Premiere of Vincent Russo's revised Visions and Visitations, written for the ensemble, alongside other new and traditional works for their unusual instrumentation ...

Ali Paris – Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm

Ali Paris
Acclaimed vocalist and qanunist Ali Paris returns with a thrilling program of Flamenco music, from North Africa to Andalusia and back ...

José López – Sunday, November 18 at 4 pm

José López - Sunday, November 18 at 4 pm
Commemorating the 190th anniversary of Schubert's death with two of his late works in C minor: the Allegretto and the Sonata, D. 958. Also on the program are works by Liszt and the San Francisco ...

The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra- Friday, November 30 at 8 pm

The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra- Friday, November 30 at 8 pm
In this concert, Mont Alto will focus on the artistry, emotion, and breadth of the "photoplay music" repertoire, and will introduce long-neglected composers--including Henry Hadley, the first conductor of the San ...

Chamber Music

Chamber Music

Golden Gate Philharmonic Faculty & Friends – Sunday, September 23 at 4 pm

Golden Gate Philharmonic Faculty & Friends - Sunday, September 23 at 4 pm
The distinguished faculty of the Golden Gate Philharmonic, San Francisco’s all-inclusive youth orchestra, is showcased in this not-to-be-missed benefit recital, with new works from Bay Area composers Alden Jenks and Stephen ...

Dyad – Sunday, October 7 at 4 pm

Dyad - Sunday, October 7 at 4 pm
Dyad is an innovative violin and bassoon duo on a quest to explore uncharted territory with reimagined classics and premieres of new works ...

Stenberg | Cahill Duo – Friday, October 12 at 8 pm

Stenberg | Cahill Duo - Friday, October 12 at 8 pm
Newly formed in 2016, the Stenberg | Cahill Duo is dedicated to promoting the American experimental tradition and expanding it through the commissioning of new work. This concert will include the ...

Ives Collective – Sunday, October 14 at 4 pm

Ives Collective - Sunday, October 14 at 4 pm
Inspired by Peter Schickele's (aka P.D.Q. Bach) long-running radio program Schickele Mix, Ives Collective perform works by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Schickele's Clarinet Quartet ...

Vinifera Trio – Friday, October 26 at 8 pm

Vinifera Trio - Friday, October 26 at 8 pm
This special performance of Olivier Messiaen's wartime classic, Quartet for the End of Time, will include projected visual art and lighting during the performance, a presentation of the story of the ...

Persephone Chamber Ensemble – Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm

Persephone Chamber Ensemble - Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm
The World Premiere of Elinor Armer's romantic new song cycle Nocturnes, plus works by Brahms, performed by an intergenerational women's ensemble dedicated to programming contemporary music with traditional vocal and instrumental ...

Strobe – Friday, November 9 at 8 pm

Strobe - Friday, November 9 at 8 pm
Featuring the San Francisco Premiere of Vincent Russo's revised Visions and Visitations, written for the ensemble, alongside other new and traditional works for their unusual instrumentation ...

The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra- Friday, November 30 at 8 pm

The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra- Friday, November 30 at 8 pm
In this concert, Mont Alto will focus on the artistry, emotion, and breadth of the "photoplay music" repertoire, and will introduce long-neglected composers--including Henry Hadley, the first conductor of the San ...

Piano

Piano

Jihye Chang – Friday, September 28 at 8 pm

Jihye Chang - Friday, September 28 at 8 pm
Pianist Jihye Chang presents the third chapter of her five-year solo piano project, Continuum 88, which began in 2016, spanning performances in Korea, Taiwan, and across the US, with a program ...

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve – Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve - Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm
Special Hallowe'en extravaganza, featuring George Crumb's Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik along with a seasonal mix of scary pieces for four hands by Gounod, Reineke, Dukas, Schumann, Alfredo Casella, and Toby Twining—with a ...

José López – Sunday, November 18 at 4 pm

José López - Sunday, November 18 at 4 pm
Commemorating the 190th anniversary of Schubert's death with two of his late works in C minor: the Allegretto and the Sonata, D. 958. Also on the program are works by Liszt and the San Francisco ...

Jazz and World Music

Jazz and World Music

Book of J – Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm

Book of J - Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm
Book of J sing from the traditional canon of Sukkot, the Jewish autumn festival honoring labor, celebrating migration, welcoming our beloved dead to feast with us, and praying for sweet rain ...

Club Glee – Friday, October 5 at 8 pm

Club Glee - Friday, October 5 at 8 pm
The Tokyo-based Club Glee, composed of senior alumni of the Waseda University Glee Club, makes a special San Francisco appearance, bringing a program of audience pleasing pop songs, bringing heartfelt joy ...

Ali Paris – Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm

Ali Paris
Acclaimed vocalist and qanunist Ali Paris returns with a thrilling program of Flamenco music, from North Africa to Andalusia and back ...

Choral and Vocal

Choral and Vocal

Book of J – Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm

Book of J - Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm
Book of J sing from the traditional canon of Sukkot, the Jewish autumn festival honoring labor, celebrating migration, welcoming our beloved dead to feast with us, and praying for sweet rain ...

Club Glee – Friday, October 5 at 8 pm

Club Glee - Friday, October 5 at 8 pm
The Tokyo-based Club Glee, composed of senior alumni of the Waseda University Glee Club, makes a special San Francisco appearance, bringing a program of audience pleasing pop songs, bringing heartfelt joy ...

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve – Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm

Inara Morgenstern & Victoria Neve - Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm
Special Hallowe'en extravaganza, featuring George Crumb's Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik along with a seasonal mix of scary pieces for four hands by Gounod, Reineke, Dukas, Schumann, Alfredo Casella, and Toby Twining—with a ...

Persephone Chamber Ensemble – Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm

Persephone Chamber Ensemble - Sunday, November 4 at 4 pm
The World Premiere of Elinor Armer's romantic new song cycle Nocturnes, plus works by Brahms, performed by an intergenerational women's ensemble dedicated to programming contemporary music with traditional vocal and instrumental ...

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Over 50 amazing concerts each year!  Old First Concerts brings you the finest local professional musicians playing important music that you can’t hear anywhere else: Piano concerts, Chamber music, World music and Holiday choirs and ensembles.  As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (tax ID #94-2898233), we are committed to serving the community by offering $5 tickets to low-income seniors and students.  Your tax-deductible donation ensures that San Francisco will always have a special place for local musicians to engage audiences with new music and breathtaking performances.

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Total Donations

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Directions and Info

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

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