In this first of three programs as Old First Concerts’ 2014 Artists-in-Residence, acclaimed duo martha & monica performs music for ‘cello and piano from the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. John Zarobell (former assistant curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and current Program Chair of European Studies at the University of San Francisco) joins the duo to discuss the music through the lens of art, literature, and politics. At the beginning of each new century, are we glancing back or looking forward? What influences composers from century to century? Discounts available on orders of tickets for two or more performances in martha & monica’s Turns of Centuries series. For more information please call (415) 474-1608 Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 3:30 pm with the artists and John Zarobell Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in A major for ‘cello and piano, Op. 69 (1807) Mario Lavista Tres Danzas Seculares (1994) Leos Janácek Pohádka (1915) Wojciech Widłak All My Angers (2013) Marcin Gumiela La impressione fiorentino (2004)