Roudman/Benkman Duo (Piano/Cello) 7pm
From concert stages in China to free concerts in the Tenderloin, Rebecca Roudman and Noel Benkman combine their diverse backgrounds to form a powerful duo that takes you on a tour through the great works of cello and piano repertoire.
Rebecca Roudman is known for her diversity; with one foot in the classical world as a member of the Oakland Symphony and Santa Rosa Symphony and one foot in the pop world leading her internationally touring band, Dirty Cello, she brings a vivacious and unconventional spirit to the duo. Noel Benkman, brings his wealth of experience as a renowned international pianist and professor of piano to present sensitive, powerful, and dynamic piano virtuosity.
Together they form the Roudman/Benkman duo for a surprisingly intimate concert at the Octopus Literary Salon. Featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Hummel.