64th Season - August 2-20, 2016

All concerts begin at 7:30 PM

Victor Yampolsky, Music Director, conducts all concerts except August 9 & 16

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

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

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* denotes first PMF performance

Program Notes

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Opening Night

August 2


Schumann: Manfred Overture

Mozart: Piano Concerto #20

Schumann: Symphony #2


Boris Slutsky, piano


In Memory of Professor Rabinovich

The Princess of Cello

August 4


Faure: Elegy for Cello & Orchestra

Richard Prior: Cello Concerto *

SibeliusSymphony No. 1


Denise Djokic, cello

Accordion Wizard

August 6


Massenet: Overture to Phédre *

Galliano: Accordion Concerto *

Frank Ticheli: Blue Shades

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 42 #2+

Weber: Invitation to the Dance

Weber: Konzerstück (Finale) *

Grindin: Gypsy Rhapsody

Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody #1


Alexander Sevastian, accordion


Benjamin Firer,
emerging conductor + 




Igor & His Strings

August 9


Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Astor Piazzolla/

Leonid Desvantnikov:

The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires *


Igor Yuzefovich, violin
Lura Johnson, harpsichord


Memories from Moscow I

August 11


Glinka: Ruslan & Lyudmila Overture +

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version)

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel Suite * (Introduction & March)

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2


Olga Kern, piano
Gonzalo Farias,
Emerging Conductor+


In Memory of Igor Markevich

Mostly Mozart

Choral Concert

August 13


Mozart: Serenade #9 K.320 (Posthorn)

Handel: My Heart is Inditing, Coronation Anthem 4 *

Mozart: Coronation Mass *

Mozart: Ave verum corpus *


 The Peninsula Music Festival Chorus
The Madison Choral Project



American Greats

August 16


Barber: Music for a Scene from Shelley * 

Barber: Symphony #1 *

Copland: The Tender Land Suite *

Bernstein: Symphony #2


Alain Trudel, conductor
Spencer Myer, piano


In Memory of Leonard Bernstein

Memories from Moscow II

August 18


Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

Glazunov:Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6


Elena Urioste, violin


In Memory of Kirill Kondrashin



Festival Finale

August 20


Brahms: Academic Festival Overture+

Brahms: Double Concerto

Brahms: Symphony #2


Elena Urioste, violin
Nicholas Canellakis, cello


Hsuan Yu Lee
Emerging Conductor+


In Memory of David Oistrakh





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