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

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Festival Finale


James Ehnes, violin

Victor Yampolsky, conductor

Augusta Read Thomas: Aureole *

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7, Op. 131 in c sharp minor *

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto, Op. 77 in a minor

Augusta Reed Thomas' Aureole and Prokofiev's Seventh Symphony are both receiving their first PMF performances in this 2017 season finale. The only previous performance of the Shostakovich First Violin Concerto was in 2003 with Valentin Zhuk and Victor Yampolsky. 

James Ehnes has previously performed at PMF numerous times since 2000, most recently in 2010 performing the Peome by Chausson and Barktok's First Violin Concerto.

* First PMF performance

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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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