Ben Rust Memorial Concert

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 G?l: ?Divertimento?; G?l 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