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    Hank Dutt – Saturday, December 14 at 8 pm

    Hank Dutt - Saturday, December 14 at 8 pm
    Special Pre-concert talk with Hank Dutt and composer John Harbison at 7:30 pm! Doors open at 7 pm. Don't miss this chance to meet Hank Dutt, violist of the Kronos Quartet, with a contemporary program ranging from classics of the 1970s by Philip Glass and Meredith Monk to the West Coast premiere of John Harbison’s Sonata for Viola and Piano.

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    Chordless – Friday, January 24 at 8 pm

    Chordless - Friday, January 24 at 8 pm
    A duo that is passionate about creating welcoming spaces to explore and appreciate music that has historically been ignored or is brand new, performing a World Premiere by Benjamin Pesetsky, along with works by Copland, Messiaen, Strozzi, and more.

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    Anyssa Neumann – Friday, January 31 at 8 pm

    Anyssa Neumann - Friday, January 31 at 8 pm
    In this recital of preludes and transcriptions, pianist Anyssa Neumann explores a variety of contrapuntal traditions from the Baroque to the 21st century, including works by Bach, Wagner, Chopin, Pärt, Dallapiccola, Cerrone, and Dicke.

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    Duo Concertante – Sunday, February 2 at 4 pm

    Duo Concertante - Sunday, February 2 at 4 pm
    One of Canada's premiere chamber ensembles returns to Old First Concerts with a program featuring Randolph Peters's Frisson, commissioned by the duo, alongside works by Bach, Schumann, and Beethoven.

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    Zane Forshee – Full Circle – Friday, February 7 at 8 pm

    Zane Forshee - Full Circle - Friday, February 7 at 8 pm
    Full Circle is a personal program that explores the points of intersection found between works by living composers that have stretched the boundaries of what is possible on the guitar with works that were groundbreaking in the past.

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    Wooden Fish Ensemble – Sunday, February 9 at 4 pm

    Wooden Fish Ensemble - Sunday, February 9 at 4 pm
    Specializing in programs blending traditional music from Asia with new music by living composers, this program features Korean folk songs alongside works by Frederic Rzewski and Hyo-shin Na, including numerous world and local premieres.

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    Conspiracy of Venus – Friday, February 14 at 9 pm

    Conspiracy of Venus - Friday, February 14 at 9 pm
    A special Valentine's Day concert with Conspiracy of Venus, a powerful 25-woman vocal ensemble interprets the songs of greats like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Pixies, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, and many more.

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    New Moon Duo – Friday, February 28 at 8 pm

    New Moon Duo - Friday, February 28 at 8 pm
    The World Premiere of Nicolas Benavides' Canto Caló, a song cycle that takes inspiration from the New Mexican heritage shared by Martinez Becker and Benavides through the lens of their grandparents’ life experiences.

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    Pacific Pythagorean Music Festival – Saturday, March 21 at 7 pm

    Pacific Pythagorean Music Festival - Saturday, March 21 at 7 pm

    A four hour celebration of mathematically "pure ratios" - finding harmony and resonance in alternate tuning systems - featuring an all-star lineup of Bay Area performers and several world premieres.

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