Concert to Feature SLSO Violinist


ST. LOUIS — Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra violinist David Halen will headline the quartet of musicians performing in the next Music at Maryville concert, sponsored by Maryville University. The concert will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, in the University Auditorium. Halen, along with his wife, soprano Miran Halen; cellist Savely Schuster; and pianist Katja Georgieff, professor emerita of music at Maryville University, will perform a concert of instrumental and vocal chamber music.

Musical selections will include Mendelssohn’s “Piano Trio in C Minor” and works by Spanish and Latin American composer Granados, De Falla, Villa-Lobos and others. Admission for Music at Maryville concerts is $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens. Students are admitted free.

The Music At Maryville concert series is now in its 27th year. The series was founded in 1980 by Katja Georgieff, then director of Maryville’s music program, as a way of spotlighting classical music on the Maryville campus, and continues to attract internationally renowned, classically trained musicians. For more information on the 2007-2008 Music At Maryville concert series, call the University at (314) 529-9411.

Maryville University is a private institution offering approximately 50 undergraduate, seven master’s and two doctoral degree programs to 3,422 students. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges, Maryville University prepares its students for successful and meaningful careers. Among Maryville’s most recent graduates, 94 percent are employed or attending graduate school. Approximately 15,000 alumni work and live in the St. Louis region.