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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 (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.
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