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Adam Tendler

Ned Rorem the complete piano pieces written for James HolmesNed Rorem Sixty Notes for JudyCharles Ives The Seen and Unseen? (Sweet and Tough)Adam Tendler only every other memoryAdam Tendler Autumn LinesDavid Lang CageAaron Copland Night ThoughtsSamuel Barber NocturneJohn Adams China GatesAdam Tendler returns to Old First Church with a program of meditative music by American composers, featuring a suite by Ned Rorem of pieces written for his late partner James Holmes, and music by Tendler himself, including the experimental only every other memory inspired by country star Tim McGraw, and the genre-bending Autumn Lines, which incorporates texts by T’ang Dynasty poet Li Po. Tendler will donate all personal proceeds from this concert to local AIDS outreach initiatives via The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. View advance program notes.

Old First Concerts has volunteer opportunities available!

Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

An excellent opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who possesses a love for music!

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