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April

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M. Lamar & The Living Earth Show – Friday, April 20 at 10 pm

M. Lamar & The Living Earth Show - Friday, April 20 at 10 pm
With a libretto that draws on Hegel, Nietzsche and Sun Ra, “goth-postpunk-diva” (KQED) M. Lamar’s song cycle Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman synthesizes the Negro spiritual, black and doom metal, and contemporary classical opera ...

The Leaf Trio – Sunday, April 22 at 4 pm

The Leaf Trio - Sunday, April 22 at 4 pm
The Leaf Ensemble is a classical ensemble whose mission is to rejuvenate and restore the human spirit, and thus, preserve and protect the spirit of the earth through the power of beautiful live performance. As such, proceeds from ...

Quinteto Latino – Friday, April 27 at 8 pm

Quinteto Latino - Friday, April 27 at 8 pm
Quinteto Latino aims to expand the boundaries of classical music by performing works composed by Latino composers exclusively. This program features work by the renowned Mexican composer Carlos Chavez, and contrasts two very different works by Brazilian composers ...

Music Teachers’ Association of California-San Francisco – Sunday, April 29 at 4 pm

Music Teachers' Association of California-San Francisco - Sunday, April 29 at 4 pm
The San Francisco Branch of the Music Teachers' Association of California presents some of the Bay Area's most gifted and talented students in a gala concert of music inspired by dance ...

May

Ives Collective – Sunday, May 6 at 4 pm

Ives Collective - Sunday, May 6 at 4 pm
...the poppies blow... The Ives Collective is joined by tenor Brian Thorsett and violist Jessica Chang for a program honoring the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, featuring works ...

Continuum – Friday, May 11 at 8 pm

Continuum - Friday, May 11 at 8 pm
Continuum a cappella group sing sacred and secular music, from Renaissance motets to traditional hymns, and from spirituals to contemporary pop ...

Debussy Centennial Festival – Friday, May 18 at 8 pm

Debussy Centennial Festival - Friday, May 18 at 8 pm
Debussy Centennial Festival, concert two, featuring performances of Debussy's Pour le piano, Images Books I & II, Suite bergamasque, Salut printemps, and more! Pianists include Daniel Glover, Laura Magnani, Keisuke Nakagoshi, Robert ...

Thorwald Jørgensen, theremin with Friction Quartet – Saturday, May 19 at 8 pm

Thorwald Jørgensen, theremin with Friction Quartet - Saturday, May 19 at 8 pm
The Bay Area's Friction Quartet joins Thorwald Jørgensen, one of the world's leading classical theremin players, for a beautiful and rare musical experience featuring the US Premiere of Simon Bertrand's The Invisible Singer, along ...

Stephen Porter – Sunday, May 20 at 4 pm

Stephen Porter - Sunday, May 20 at 4 pm
Pianist Stephen Porter, whose playing has been described by Early Music America as “pure magic ... disturbingly beautiful”, presents his program Spirituel: a journey through the religious piano works of Franz Liszt ...

June

Hannah Addario-Berry, Jeff Anderle & Kate Campbell – Friday, June 1 at 8 pm

Hannah Addario-Berry, Jeff Anderle & Kate Campbell - Friday, June 1 at 8 pm
Hannah Addario-Berry, Jeff Anderle, and Kate Campbell bring their combined talents to Old First Concerts with a diverse program including works by Bay Area composers Belinda Reynolds and Ryan Rey, and the world premiere of ...

Farallon Quintet – Friday, June 8 at 8 pm

Farallon Quintet - Friday, June 8 at 8 pm
Farallon Quintet is a dynamic Bay Area ensemble and the only professional chamber music group focused exclusively on the repertoire for clarinet quintet—string quartet plus clarinet—inspired by the simplicity and beauty of nature ...

Curium – Friday, June 22 at 8 pm

Curium - Friday, June 22 at 8 pm
Founded in the summer of 2017, the women of Curium piano trio specialize in performing the music of female composers along with traditional piano trio repertoire. This program features two rarely heard piano trios by ...

Amy Stephens – Sunday, June 24 at 4 pm

Amy Stephens - Sunday, June 24 at 4 pm
Jazz composer and pianist Amy Stephens presents the World Premiere and album release of Becoming, her seven-movement suite for solo piano. Becoming is a delightful musical journey, taking the listener through contemporary jazz, rags, blues, ...

Ensemble for These Times – Friday, June 29 at 8 pm

Ensemble for These Times - Friday, June 29 at 8 pm
Ensemble for These Times (E4TT) returns to Old First Concerts with another edition of their 56X54 project of new and recent works by living composers. This program focuses on works featuring cello, and includes numerous ...