Old First Concerts showcases professional, emerging, and mid-career artists and ensembles in an acoustically unique setting, San Francisco’s historic Old First Presbyterian Church. The organization presents a diverse array of modestly priced contemporary and classical chamber, jazz, and world music concerts. Old First’s year-round calendar of 65 concerts reaches more than 5,000 audience members. Support of Old First Concerts aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Continuity and Engagement strategy through the Innovative Works component.
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1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109-3618, United States
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for general operating support
Old First Concerts presents classical chamber music concerts at modest prices, showcasing emerging and established artists, and providing them with the opportunity to create their own performance repertoire. Diversity in Old First's programming has expanded in recent years to include contemporary, jazz, and world music; in 2011, Old First will present its first hip-hop opera. Its year-round calendar of events presented at Old First Church consists of more than sixty concerts performed by 250 artists, attracting more than 6,000 audience members annually.