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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - Three B's

Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Victor Yampolsky, conductor

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture *

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37 in c minor

Brahms: Serenade No. 1, Op. 11, in D Major

* First PMF performance

The 2017 Season opens with the first PMF performance of the rousing Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture

Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto was first performed at the PMF in 1954 with pianist Grant Johannesen and Thor Johnson conducting. The most recent performance was in 2009 with Lilya Zilberstein and Victor Yampolsky. This is Jon Kimura Parker's first appearance at the Peninsula Music Festival.

The Brahms First Serenade was first performed at PMF in 1956 with Thor Johnson conducting and most recently in 1989 conducted by Victor Yampolsky.


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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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