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    Le Due Muse – Friday, June 21 at 8 pm

    Le Due Muse - Friday, June 21 at 8 pm
    Le Due Muse is a cello and piano duo team formed by the Bay Area cellist Sarah Hong and her long time duo partner, Japanese pianist Makiko Ooka, whose repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music.

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    Golden Circle Sextet – Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm

    Golden Circle Sextet - Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm
    Dan Neville and Rebecca Kleinmann feature their sextet, presenting their own unique blend of Jazz, Afro Cuban and Colombian music.

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    The Musical Art Quintet – Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm

    The Musical Art Quintet - Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm
    The Musical Art Quintet perform Sascha Jacobsen's Kanta Judezmo, an oratorio using Jewish melodic themes with motifs and rhythms from Spain, North Africa, the Middle East, and South America, that tells the story about the Sephardic diaspora through the lens of its central female character, with universal threads that traverse centuries, borders, language, culture and genre.

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    Tod Dickow with Charged Particles – Friday, July 12 at 8 pm

    Tod Dickow with Charged Particles - Friday, July 12 at 8 pm
    Saxophonist Tod Dickow joins the "inventive, invigorating, mesmerizing, beautiful, virtuosic, and lyrical” (Downbeat Magazine) Charged Particles in a performance of John Coltrane's complete A Love Supreme.

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    StringQuake – Sunday, July 14 at 4 pm

    StringQuake - Sunday, July 14 at 4 pm
    With an emphasis on exciting and unexpected grooves, adventurous improvisations and rich soundscapes, StringQuake is impossible to genre-fy, with stylistic influences including traditional classical chamber music, jazz, Latin, classical Indian, West African folk and Balkan music.

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    Voice for the Voiceless – Friday, July 26 at 8 pm

    Voice for the Voiceless - Friday, July 26 at 8 pm
    A program celebrating women of a variety of ages, backgrounds, and social status featuring three World Premieres and two sets of carefully curated music from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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    Allegra Chapman – Sunday, July 28 at 4 pm

    Allegra Chapman - Sunday, July 28 at 4 pm
    A program centered around two works by the Polish composer Grażyna Bacewicz, exploring connections to the works of Maria Szymanowska, Thomas Adès, Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, and Agata Zubel.

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    Arjun Verma – Friday, August 2 at 8 pm

    Arjun Verma - Friday, August 2 at 8 pm
    Sitarist Arjun Verma is joined by Nilan Chaudhuri on tabla in a performance of North Indian Classical music, one of the deepest and most sophisticated musical traditions of the world.

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    Duo AMA – Sunday, August 4 at 4 pm

    Duo AMA - Sunday, August 4 at 4 pm
    Pianists Angela Passos and Mayer Goldenberg perform solo and duo works for piano by Brazilian composers and the works that influenced them.

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    Friction Quartet with Sarah Cahill – Friday, August 16 at 8 pm

    Friction Quartet with Sarah Cahill - Friday, August 16 at 8 pm
    Friction Quartet are joined by pianist Sarah Cahill for the World Premiere of Max Stoffregen's The Gila: Mesa, River, and Mountain, plus Geoffrey Gordon's ABACISCUS and the World Premiere of a new string quartet by Piers Hellawell.

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    David Gordon’s Mysteria Incarnationis – Saturday, August 17 at 10 pm

    David Gordon's Mysteria Incarnationis - Saturday, August 17 at 10 pm
    A special candlelight, late-night performance of David Gordon's hypnotic Mysteria Incarnationis for two grand pianos (one of which is prepared), an upright piano of unequal temperament, percussion, singing glasses, and more.

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    Robert Howard & Evan Kahn – Friday, August 23 at 8 pm

    Robert Howard & Evan Kahn - Friday, August 23 at 8 pm
    An eclectic program exploring the extreme versatility of the cello, including Baroque favorites by Boccherini and Barrière and contemporary works by Barry Guy and John Zorn, with the West Coast premiere of Akshaya Tucker's new Hindustani piece for solo cello.

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    Daniel Glover – Sunday, August 25 at 4 pm

    Daniel Glover - Sunday, August 25 at 4 pm
    A celebration of Polish music for piano including lesser-known works from the 20th century by Dutkiewicz, Bacewicz, and Szymanowski, alongside Chopin's 24 Preludes, Op. 28.

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    Mike Greensill & Denise Perrier – Sunday, September 1 at 4 pm

    Mike Greensill & Denise Perrier - Sunday, September 1 at 4 pm
    Mike and Denise will delve into all the treasures of the American Songbook, with a special emphasis on Duke Ellington. This is music in its purest form, just piano and vocal. It’s jazz performance art, like working without a net.

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    Tangonero with Claudio Ortega – Sunday, September 8 at 4 pm

    Tangonero with Claudio Ortega - Sunday, September 8 at 4 pm
    Overflowing with intense passion, desire and sorrow, their performance captures the fire of the dance and the essence of the culture of Argentine Tango.

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    Omri Shimron – Metamorphosis – Friday, September 13 at 8 pm

    Omri Shimron - Metamorphosis - Friday, September 13 at 8 pm
    Omri Shimrom explores the idea of transformation through works by J. S. Bach, Philip Glass, Franz Schubert, and Menachem Weisenberg.

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    ZOFO turns 10! – Sunday, September 15 at 4 pm

    ZOFO turns 10! - Sunday, September 15 at 4 pm
    Celebrating 10 years of ZOFO's dazzling artistry and outside-the-box thematic programming for one-piano-four-hands, including their own arrangements, commissioned works, and a World Premiere.

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    Cello++ – Friday, September 20 at 8 pm

    Cello++ - Friday, September 20 at 8 pm
    An evening of chamber music celebrating the rich sounds of the tenor strings with a prominently featured added cello, tipping the balance of the ensemble towards the bass.

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    Laura Magnani – Sunday, September 22 at 4 pm

    Laura Magnani - Sunday, September 22 at 4 pm
    Italian pianist Laura Magnani returns to Old First Concerts in a solo recital featuring beloved works of the repertoire by Beethoven, Schubert, and Prokofiev.

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