Ensemble for These Times – Sunday June 4 at 4 pm

Ensemble for These Times

56X54 #2 Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Dale Tsang, piano; Anne Lerner-Wright, cello Please join us for a pre-concert talk with composers Christopher Wicks and Alden Jenks at 3:30 pm. Martyna Kosecka Nepheles US Premiere Alden Jenks Unrestful Sleep Molly Joyce One West Coast Premiere Eden Lonsdale Mosaic US Premiere Daniel Mehdizadeh Cello Sonata Stephen Mitton selections

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Anne Rainwater – Friday April 28 at 8 pm

Anne Rainwater

Anne Rainwater, piano J. S. Bach Goldberg Variations Oakland-based pianist Anne Rainwater is a dexterous musician known for her vibrant interpretations of works from J.S. Bach to John Zorn. Recognized for her “boldly assertive rhetoric” (San Francisco Examiner) and “bright golden honeycomb for a brain” (Roy Doughty, poet), she appears as a soloist, chamber musician,

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Ali Paris Trio – Friday June 9 at 8 pm

Ali Paris

Eastern & Western Music: One Melody… One Story… Ali Paris, vocals & qanun; Gabriel Navia, guitar; Faisal Zeidan, percussion Ali Paris, internationally acclaimed vocalist and qanounist, premiers his Trio for Old First Concerts, presenting his own unique music and music from the Middle East, rich in culture. Bridging common grounds with the distinct differences between

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