San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

Lino Rivera

Joseph Kolkovich The Bells That Brought the Devil and Goth Anthem US PremieresŽibouklé Martinaityté Impulses World PremiereRobert Greenberg Tempus Fugit written for and dedicated to RiveraMartin Rokeach CodaAaron Copland VariationsBernardino Custodio Ritual DanceHeralded by Jonathan Russell of the San Francisco Classical Voice for his “passion, intensity,” and “compelling performance,” Rivera makes it his mission to advocate contemporary works, offering this all-contemporary program including a World Premiere and two US Premieres. Rivera is a celebrated regular performer for Composers, Inc. an organization based in San Francisco that is dedicated to promoting works by contemporary American composers. He has performed as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist on three continents. Robert Greenberg describes him as a “brilliant and intellectually penetrating musician” and a “fearless performer.” Come experience Rivera at his best, playing his favorites.Composers Joseph Kolkovich, Robert Greenberg and Martin Rokeach in attendance.

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.

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