Frank Wiens

Pianist Frank Wiens is quite simply one of the most celebrated and talented musicians ever to appear at Old First Concerts. One of California’s premiere concert pianists, he has toured the US, Europe, Russia and Asia, soloed with the Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, and other symphony orchestras, won numerous prestigious competitions, and been lavishly praised for […]

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Shana and Avi Downes

Sicilienne, Papillon, Romance, Après un Reve by Gabriel Fauré; Le Grand Tango for ‘Cello and Piano by Astor Piazzolla; Sonata for ‘Cello and Piano Op. 40 by Dmitri Shostakovich; Three Preludes by George Gershwin Though native San Franciscans, the duet of Shana and Avi Downes have recorded their greatest triumphs and inspired their most devoted […]

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