Peninsula Music Festival 60th Season Concert Schedule, Aug 7-25

Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by in Concerts

Victor Yampolsky, Stephen Alltop and Dan Black lead the PMF Orchestra and a star-studded list of guest artists in 9 concerts that will feature Hilary Hahn, Jonathan Overby, Henning Kraggerud, Anton Nel, Anna Burden, Orli Shaham, Joan DerHovsepian, Kimberly McCord, Tracy Watson, Rene Barbera, Jacob Lassetter and The Apollo Chorus of Chicago in the 60th season of the Peninsula Music Festival taking place at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek from Aug 7 – 25.

Tuesday, August 7, 8:00 p.m., Festival Opening – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Henning Kraggerud, Violin.

Star Spangled Banner
Smetana – The Bartered Bride
Grieg – Symphonic Dances, op. 64
Beethoven – Violin Concerto, op. 61, D major

Ticket Prices: $75, $55, $45   Students/Children: $10

Thursday, August 9, 6:30, Pre Concert Talk –Join Music Director & Conductor Victor Yampolsky and Assistant Conductor Dan Black for a discussion and Q & A about the music to be heard at the 8:00 p.m. concert. Pre Concert Talk: $5 per person – order in advance or purchase at the door.

Thursday, August 9, 8:00 p.m., Russian Fest I – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Anna Burden, Cello.

Prokofiev – Sinfonia Concertante, op. 125
Rachmaninoff – Vocalise
Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures at An Exhibition

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Saturday, August 11, 6:30 p.m., Rhapsody in Blue Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Orli Shaham, Piano; Jonathan Overby, Narrator.

Gershwin – An American in Paris
Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
Copland – Appalachian Spring: Suite (full orchestral version)
Copland – Lincoln Portrait

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Tuesday, August 14, 8:00 p.m., All Mozart, All The Time – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Orli Shaham, Piano.

Mozart – Serenade No. 12, K.388, C minor
Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 21, K.467, C major
Mozart – Symphony No. 39, K.543, E-flat major

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Thursday, August 16, 6:30, Pre Concert Talk –Join Associate Conductor Stephen Alltop and Violist Joan DerHovsepian for a discussion and Q & A about the music to be heard at the 8:00 p.m. concert. Pre Concert Talk: $5 per person – order in advance or purchase at the door.

Thursday, August 16, 8:00 p.m., British Invasion – Stephen Alltop, Conductor; Joan DerHovsepian, Viola.

Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance, op. 39, No. 4, G major
Walton – Viola Concerto
Holst – The Planets

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Saturday, August 18, 5:00 p.m., Pre Concert Talk – Join Music Director Victor Yampolsky and Associate Conductor Stephen Alltop for a discussion and Q & A about the music to be heard at the 6:30 p.m. concert. A boxed supper provided by Chef’s Hat is available for purchase $10 per person – must be ordered in advance. Pre Concert Talk: $5 per person – order in advance or purchase at the door.

Saturday, August 18, 6:30 p.m., Choral Concert – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Kimberly McCord, Soprano; Tracy Watson, Mezzo-Soprano; Rene Barbera, Tenor; Jacob Lassetter, Baritone; The Apollo Chorus of Chicago; Peninsula Music Festival Chorus.

Barber – Knoxville: Summer of 1915, op. 24
Beethoven – Symphony No. 9, op. 125, D minor

Ticket Prices: $75, $55, $45   Students/Children: $10

Tuesday, August 21, 8:00 p.m. Friends For Life! – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Anton Nel, Piano.

Dvorak – Legend No. 5, op. 59
Schumann – Piano Concerto, op. 54, A minor
Brahms – Piano Quartet, op. 25, G minor (Orchestral Version)

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Thursday, August 23, 8:00 p.m., Russian Fest II – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Anton Nel, Piano.

Tchaikovsky – The Tempest: Fantasy Overture, op. 18
Stravinsky – Firebird (1919 Version)
Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43
Tchaikovsky: Overture 1812, op. 49

Ticket Prices: $60, $50, $45, $40, $30           Students/Children: $10

Thursday, August 23, 10:00 p.m., Talk Back – Join Music Director Victor Yampolsky and pianist Anton Nel for a discussion and Q & A about the you heard at the 8:00 p.m. concert. This is a great way to learn more about what goes in to the preparation for a concert. This event it Free of Charge to those who attend the concert.

Saturday, August 25, 6:30 p.m., Festival Finale – Victor Yampolsky, Conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin.

Barber – Essay No. 2, op. 17
Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5

Ticket Prices: $100, $75, $50             Students/Children: $10

Concerts: Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek
Peninsula Music Festival Ticket Office: 3045 Cedar St, Ephraim
920.854.4060 or online: www.MusicFestival.com

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