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

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Dvorak and his Time II

Anna Lee, violin

Victor Yampolsky, conductor

Jiannan Cheng, emerging conductor +


Suppe: Poet and Peasant Overture +

Dvorak: Violin Concerto, Op. 53 in a minor

Dvorak:  Symphony No. 7, Op. 70 in d minor

Suppe's Poet and Peasant Overture has been performed once previously at PMF in 1990 conducted by Victor Yampolsky. The first performance of Dvorak's Violin Concerto was in 1961 with Charles Treger, violin and Thor Johnson conducting. The most recent performance was in 2004 with James Ehnes and Victor Yampolsky. Dvorak's Seventh Symphony was first performed in 1992 and most recently in 2007, both conducted by Victor Yampolsky.

Anna Lee's first, and most recent, performances at PMF were in two programs in 2015 when she performed Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Saint-Saens' Third Violin Concerto.

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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

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