Samantha Cho, piano

Old First Concerts 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in A minor; Sonata in C major, K. 545; Sonata in B-flat major, K. 570 Sofia Gubaidulina Musical Toys; Invention Samantha Cho returns to O1C with a program pairing works by Mozart and Gubaidulina. Born in Los Angeles, pianist Samantha Cho is a music instructor at Los Angeles Southwest College. She has performed […]

Free – $25

San Francisco International Piano Festival – Nicholas Phillips

Old First Concerts 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

San Francisco International Piano Festival A Celebration of Contemporary Piano Music Nicholas Phillips, piano Bringing together a varied and compelling array of leading composers of our time, Nicholas Phillips presents a live solo recital from Old First Concerts. A champion of new music, Phillips has earned praise for his recitals and recordings from The New York Times, […]

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Terrie Baune & John Chernoff

Old First Concerts 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Terrie Baune, violin & John Chernoff, piano Grażyna Bacewicz Sonata No. 4 Béla Bartók Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 Both of the pieces on our program came into being because of strong, dynamic Eastern European women violinists. Grażyna Bacewicz – Polish/Lithuanian violinist, composer and author – studied composition with Nadia Boulanger and violin with Carl Flesch. She served […]

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San Francisco International Piano Festival Finale: Les Années Folles

Old First Concerts 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

The festival concludes Season 4.5 through the lens of an historical epoch that is both precedent and premonition: the 1918 Spanish Flu, the armistice of 1919, and the advent of the roaring twenties. The Piano Festival takes its inspiration from this moment and follows the thread of innocence lost and reclaimed, tragedy mourned, joy in […]

Free – $25