UMSL to present Mendelssohn commemoration

Alla Voskoboynikova, coordinator of piano studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will lead a 200th anniversary celebration of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn. A concert exploring music for piano and strings by Mendelssohn will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the E. Desmond and Mary Ann Lee Theater at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

Voskoboynikova, on piano, will be accompanied by cellist Natasha Rubinstein and violinist Yuli Ilyashov for the performance.

Voskoboynikova was a pianist and vocal coach at the Kiev Opera and Ballet Theater in Ukraine. She has collaborated locally with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Union Avenue Opera Company.

The Touhill is on UMSL’s North Campus, One University Blvd. in St. Louis, Mo. 63121. The Felix Mendelssohn commemoration concert is sponsored by the Department of Music at UMSL. Visit or call 314-516-4949 for more information.


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