James Ehnes performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto #1 on August 19
Mark Kosower plays the Dvorak Cello Concerto on August 3
Anna Lee performs the Dvorak Violin Concerto on August 10
Paul Ledwon performs Beethoven's Triple Concerto on August 8
Principal Trumpet Terry Everson is featured on August 5
Principal violist Joan DerHovsepian performs in a solo role on August 8
Principal Oboe Eric Olson solos on August 12
Richard Britsch appears as a soloist on August 12
Ralph Skiano solos on August 12
Philip Pandolfi solos on August 12
Jon Kimura Parker performs the Beethoven Piano Concerto #3 on August 1

65th Season - August 1-19, 2017

All concerts begin at 7:30 PM

Victor Yampolsky, Music Director, conducts all concerts except Tuesday, August 15

All concerts are held in the Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Ticket prices range from $35 to $65, students and children $10. (children age 7 and above admitted)

All ticket sales are final; no refunds or exchanges

All programs, dates, times, and locations are subject to change

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* denotes first PMF performance

Program Notes

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Three B's

August 1


Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture *

Beethoven: Piano Concerto #3

Brahms: Serenade #1


Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Dvorak and his time I

August 3


Goldmark: Springtime, Op 36 * +

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8

Dvorak: Cello Concerto



Mark Kosower, cello
Alexandra Dee, emerging conductor +

Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops

August 5


Greig: Peer Gynt Suite #1 *

Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld

Oskar Bohme: Trumpet Concerto

Richard Lane: Song for Trumpet & String Orchestra

Thomas Rollinson: Islington Polka

Gershwin: Cuban Overture *

Lowe/Bennett: My Fair Lady

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo *

Anderson: Belle of the Ball *, Jazz Pizzicato *, Syncopated Clock *, Bugler's Holiday

Morton Gould: American Salute *


Terry Everson, trumpet



PMF Showcase

August 8


Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto RV 443

Beethoven: Triple Concerto

Wolf: Italian Serenade

Richard Strauss: Der Burger als Edelmann (Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme)


Alexandria Hoffman, piccolo
Amy Sims, violin
Paul Ledwon, cello
Christi Zuniga, piano
Joan DerHovsepian, viola

Dvorak and his time II

August 10


Suppe: Poet & Peasant Overture +

Dvorak: Violin Concerto

Dvorak: Symphony #7


Anna Lee, violin
Jiannan Cheng, emerging conductor +

Mozart's Greatest Hits

August 12


Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Mozart: Sinfonia concertante K297b

Mozart: Symphony #40


Eric Olson, oboe
Conner Ray, clarinet
Richard Britsch, horn
Philip Pandolfi, bassoon



Summers in Spain

August 15


de Falla: Three Cornered Hat Suite #2

Xavier Zoghbi: Concerto for two violins *

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

Massenet: Le Cid: Ballet Music *


Guy Victor Bordo, conductor
Desiree Ruhstrat, violin
Dmitri Pogorelov, violin

Dvorak and his time III

August 17


Josef Suk: Meditation on Saint Wenceslas, Op. 35 * +

DvorakPiano Concerto

Dvorak: Symphony #9


Vassily Primakov, piano
Taichi Fukumura, emerging conductor +





Festival Finale

August 19


Augusta Read Thomas: Aureole *

Prokofiev: Symphony #7 *

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto #1


James Ehnes, violin








August Symphony Series performance location

Door Community Auditorium - Fish Creek 

The Peninsula Music Festival - 10347 Highway 42

Unit B Green Gables Shops 

P.O. Box 340, Ephraim, Wisconsin  54211

email: musicfestival@musicfestival.com

Phone: (920) 854-4060