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Our 2019 Soloists

Jessica Platt, violin soloist

Jessica Kinzie Hunter Platt’s undergraduate and master’s degrees and doctorate are from Boston University. Her formative years were influenced by John Kendall and the Suzuki Method, while Roman Totenberg and Sherry Kloss helped form the artist she has become. Jessica has performed in orchestras across the United States and Europe. Locally, she has performed with the Bach Society, the Fox Theatre Orchestra, the Muny Opera, Union Avenue Opera, Winter Opera, Salem-Chamber Orchestra and the Gateway Festival Orchestra, of which she is the current concertmaster. She has performed major concertos annually with local orchestras, founded the Cardinal Quartet in 2004 and the Arch String Project in 2018.

Come hear Dr. Platt perform Ravel’s “Tzigane” Concert Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra.

July 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm at the 560 Music Center

July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm at the Chesterfield Amphitheater


Alla Voskoboynikova, piano soloist

Alla Voskoboynikova performs extensively as a soloist and collaborator, regularly accompanying members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and coaching for the Union Avenue Opera Company as well as the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Since 2004, she has held the position of Director of Keyboard Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Before moving to the United States in 1996, Alla Voskoboynikova was a pianist and vocal coach at the Kiev Opera and Ballet Theater in Ukraine. She received her Bachelors Degree in Piano Performance from the Music College in Voronezh, Russia and her Masters Degree in Piano Performance from the Gnessins Academy of Music in Moscow, Russia.

Come here Ms. Voskoboynikova perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major.

July 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm at the 560 Music Center