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Ben Rust Memorial Concert

February 10 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Memorial Concert for Ben Rust with Rebecca Rust and Frederick Edelmann

Ben Rust

Ben Rust (1917-1970) was a beloved East Bay history teacher who worked in the Richmond shipyards as an engineer, ship fitter and draftsman during World War II. His daughter cellist Rebecca Rust and partner/bassoonist Frederick Edelmann will perform a free concert on February 10, 2019 in his honor.

Rebecca Rust & Friedrich Edelmann

Concert Program (subject to change)

Max Stern: “Songs of Ascents”, based on Ancient Hebrew Melodies

Laurence Sherr: “Elegy & Vision” in memory of his family members who got killed in Auschwitz

Hans Gál: “Divertimento”; Gál was from Austria and had to escape the Nazi regime in 1938; he went to England and then Scotland and was a cofounder of the Edinburgh Festival

 Boccherini, Georges Bizet (an original duet written during the time he composed “Carmen”),

Arthur Frackenpohl: Two American Ragtimes


February 10
6:00 am - 8:00 am
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Richmond Museum of History
400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Richmond Museum of History