We spent the night of June 18, 2015 in Woodland, CA preparing for our June 20th concert at the historical Woodland Opera House. The next morning we performed in studio and were interviewed by Beth Ruyak of the show Insight, on Capitol Public Radio in Sacramento. Listen here.
We were interviewed about our lives and careers by Corey Mason on worldOne radio in California and also performed live in the studio. Here is a link to it on the Soundcloud website.
In our blogpost from June 22, 2014, we talked about our performances with a theater/dance group in a production of “Duck, Death and Tulip” in Italy (you can read the blogpost for a synopsis of this children’s story). Here is a link to the video of that first performance in Turin, with English subtitles: when you get to the link, enter the password “duckdeath” to watch the video. Here is also a link to the website for “Duck, Death and Tulip” created by the Italian dance group.
On February 24, 2015 at the Noontime Concert at Old St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, the San Francisco-Munich Trio (Dimitriy Cogan, Piano) performed the Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op.65, by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849); George Bizet: Little Duet for bassoon and cello; Heitor Villa-Lobos: “O Canto da Nossa Terra” and “Gavotte-Scherzo” for cello and piano; Alexandre Tansman: Suite for bassoon and piano; and Max Stern: “Prayer” from “Laudations” for cello, bassoon and piano.
You can watch it and other pieces performed at the concert here. Enjoy!
You can watch the San Francisco-Munich Trio (Vera Breheda, Piano) perform at the Excelsior in Oakland in Sep 2013 on five YouTube videos uploaded by our friend Joel McKinnon. You will hear us playing:
- Jan Koetsier (1911-2006): “Fantasie” for cello, bassoon & piano op. 87 No. 1 (1981 (dedicated to Rebecca Rust and Friedrich Edelmann).
- Ernest Bloch (18801959): “Prayer” from “Jewish Life No. 1” for cello and piano.
- Arthur Frackenpohl (born 1923): American Ragtime “Fast” for cello and bassoon), Beethoven and Stern.
- Max Stern (born 1947): “Prayer” from “Laudations”.
- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata A-Major op. 69 for cello & piano I) Allegro ma non tanto
Here is the link — Enjoy!
You can hear Rebecca Rust on cello and Friedrich Edelmann on bassoon performing Johann Friedrich Fasch’s Sonata in C major at a private party in Moss Beach, California, 2013, here.
Here are some samples of pieces on the Celloträume CD:
- Élégie (Fauré)
- Kol Nidrei (Bruch)
- Sicilienne (Paradis)
- Fantasiestücke: Rasch und mit Feuer (Schumann)
Here are some recordings of Rebecca Rust, cello, and David Apter, piano, playing Heitor Villa-Lobos on two Marco Polo CD’s:
This is a recording of Rebecca playing with pianist Haruyo Kubo at Kingswell Hall in Japan in 2011, playing Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): 12 Variations on a theme from Georg Friedrich Haendel’s oratory “Judas Maccabaeus”, WoO 45 in G-Major for cello and piano.
This is a recording of Friedrich on bassoon, and Haruyo Kubo, piano at a concert on July 28th, 2011 at Kingswell Hall, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
- Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1757): Sonata in e-minor for bassoon and piano (I. Cantabile, II. Allegro, III. Recitativo-Arioso, IV. Vivace)
This is a recording from the CD “Latin American Classics” on Marco Polo records, with Friedrich on Bassoon, and Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)