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close & personal | chamber music among friends and generations – Friday, June 11 at 8 pm



close & personal | chamber music among friends and generations

Nautilus Trio
Magali Pelletey,
Raquel Matthews, cello
Estella Zhou, piano

Monica Scott, cello
Matt Ingalls, clarinets
Hadley McCarroll, piano

George Antheil Printemps for violin – “A little piece for Olga”
Bohuslav Martinů Duo No. 1
Igor Stravinsky Ebony Concerto transcribed for clarinet/bass clarinet and piano
Elliott Carter Rigmarole
Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2
plus new and recent works by Bay Area composers Paul Dresher, Matt Ingalls, and Monica Scott

Come thrill in the excitement of live chamber music again! Family and friends come together in a night of glorious music.  The program features solos, duos and trios celebrating both new and recent works from local composers Paul Dresher, Matt Ingalls, and Monica Scott, as well as rarely-heard gems by George Antheil and Bohuslav Martinů, a new transcription of Igor Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto for clarinet/bass clarinet and piano, and Rigmarole for bass clarinet and cello – one of Elliott Carter’s late works, performed at his 103rd birthday! The evening concludes with the monumental Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2, written in part to grieve for all the lost of the world, played at Shostokovich’s own memorial in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

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!

If you’d like to consider volunteering with Old First Concerts, please contact for more information.