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 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