The Excelsior German Center will be presenting the San Francisco - Munich Trio featuring an afternoon of classical music from Beethoven, Schumann, Bioch and more!
The event will be held in the Prior Hall at the Altenheim in Oakland. Parking is available on the street surrounding the venue. Please enter at the 1699 Excelsior Avenue gate.
Admission is $5.00 for the public and free for members of the Excelsior German Center association. Light refreshments will be served at an additional nominal fee.
More information may be obtained by calling:[masked]-4013.
• Jan Koetsier [masked]): Fantasie for cello, bassoon, piano op. 87 No. 1 (1981)
• Robert Schumann [masked]): Adagio & Allegro op. 70 for cello & piano
• Arthur Frackenpohl (born 1923): American Ragtime for bassoon & cello (1975)
• Ernest Bloch [masked]): “Prayer”
• Ludwig van Beethoven [masked]): Sonata A-Major op. 69 for cello & piano
The “San Francisco – Munich TRIO” consisting of Bay Area born cellist Rebecca Rust,
Friedrich Edelmann, German bassoonist and Bay Area pianist Vera Breheda,
is concertizing in California this fall prior to their third Asian concert tour.
Rebecca Rust has concertized in Europe, America, Africa, Israel, China, and Japan,
where she was invited to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to perform for Their Imperial
Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.
Friedrich Edelmann was principal bassoonist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
for 27 years, playing under the principal conductors Sergiu Celibidache and James
Levine, as well as under such conductors as Carlo Maria Giulini, Carlos Kleiber,
Georg Solti, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta etc.
Vera Breheda made her debut with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra at age 14,
gave her recital debut at Carnegie Recital Hall in 1983, and has received acclaim for
her CD release of the Piano Works of Johannes Brahms.