Inna Faliks performs Beethoven's First Piano Concerto on Opening Night, August 7
Anna Burden plays the Schumann Cello Concerto August 9
Kathy Pyeatt performs Bernstein and Copland on August 11
Alastair Willis is guest conductor on August 21
Andrew Altenbach is guest conductor on August 14
Tessa Lark performs the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto on August 16
Andrew Armstrong performs Mozart's Piano Concerto #25 on August 18
Maya Anjali Buchanan performs Korngold's Violin Concerto on August 21
Riana Anthony performs Kabalevsky's Cello Concerto on August 23
Spencer Myer plays Liszt's Piano Concerto #2 on August 25
PMF Music Director Victor Yampolsky

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - Roses & Thorns of Love


Lilya Zilberstein, piano

Victor Yampolsky, conductor


Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger

Wagner: Forrest Murmurs from Siegfried *

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde

R. Strauss: Burleske 

R. Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20

* First PMF performance

Sponsored by Jerome & June Maeder


Lilya Zilbersstein has previously performed at the PMF in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, and most recently in 2009 playing both the Beethoven Piano Concerto #3 and the Brahms Piano Concerto #1. She previously performed the Strauss Burleske at the Festival in 2002 with Victor Yampolsky conducting. 

Wagner's Die Meistersinger Prelude's only previous PMF performance was in 1995 with Victor Yampolsky conducting. This is the first PMF performance of Wagner's Forest Murmurs. The Prelude and Liebestod was previously performed in 2001, Stephen Alltop conducting. Strauss' Burleske was first performed at PMF in 1978 with Hans Richter-Hasser, piano, and Michael Charry conducting and most recently in 2002 with Lilya Zilberstein and Victor Yampolsky. Don Juan's only previous PMF performance was in 2008 with conducted by Victor Yampolsky. Program notes for this concert...


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


Phone: (920) 854-4060