San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

Elizabeth Prior Runnicles, Avi Downes, Angela Lee and Rene Mandel

Concerto for Viola and Piano by George Friedrich Telemann; Elégie for Viola and Piano, Op. 44 by Glazunov; Märchenbilder, Op. 113 by Schumann, and Piano Quartet in G minor by BrahmsFour of the Bay Area classical music scene’s undisputed “heavy hitters,” whose individual concert credits include the Basel Symphony and Mannheim Opera Orchestras, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Victor Borge Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the baton of Calvin Simmons, a Fulbright musical fellowship, noted debuts in London, Vienna and Amsterdam, and far too many honors and awards to list, combine their prodigious talents in a truly memorable program.

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.