Christoph Ptack, Executive Director of the Peninsula Music Festival, has announced the performance schedule for the upcoming 68th season.
“For the 2020 season, the Festival Orchestra boasts a roster of sixty-five musicians,” said Ptack, “who represent leading Symphony and Opera Orchestras from around the world, including those of Toronto, Montreal, Boston, St. Louis, Houston, Pittsburgh, Omaha, Milwaukee, Dallas and Chicago.”
L-R: Angelo Xiang Yu, Antonio Wu, Bella Hristova, Inna Faliks, Oliver Herbert, Peter Jablonski, Rachel Barton Pine, Susanna Self, Stewert Goodyear, Simone Porter
MASTERWORKS I BEETHOVEN’S 250TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
David Danzmayr (guest conductor) and Inna Faliks (piano).
Smith — The Star Spangled Banner
Beethoven — Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117 in E-flat Major
Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58 in G Major
Beethoven — Symphony No. 2, Op. 36 in D Major
MASTERWORKS II A DEBUT OF DISTINCTION
Thursday, August 6, 2020
David Danzmayr (guest conductor) and Angelo Xiang Yu (violin).
Saint-Säens — Violin Concerto No. 3, Op. 61 in B minor
Bruckner — Symphony No. 4, in E-flat minor, “Romantic”
MASTERWORKS III BOLD AND BRILLIANT
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Ward Stare (guest conductor) and Antonio Wu (piano).
R. Strauss Don Juan, Op. 20
Mendelssohn — Capriccio Brillante, Op. 22 in B minor
Mendelssohn — Incidental Music, A Midsummer Night’s Dream — I. Scherzo II. Nocturne III. Wedding Music
Brahms — Symphony No. 4, Op. 98 in E mino
MASTERWORKS IV VIRTUOSITY
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Ward Stare (guest conductor), Susanna Self (flute), and Simone Porter (violin).
Beethoven — Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
Quantz — Concerto for Flute in G Major
Haydn — Symphony No. 82 in C Major, “The Bear”
Vivaldi — The Four Seasons — I. Spring II. Summer III. Autumn IV. Winter
MASTERWORKS V GOODYEAR GOES GERSHWIN
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Marcelo Lehninger (guest conductor) and Stewart Goodyear (piano).
Bernstein — Overture to Candide
Gershwin — Piano Concerto in F Major
Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 in E minor
MASTERWORKS VI THE THREE B’s
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Marcelo Lehninger (guest conductor) and Rachel Barton Pine (violin).
Brahms — Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Bruch — Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26 in G minor
Beethoven — Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 in C minor
MASTERWORKS VII LOVE AND WAR
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Yaniv Dinur (guest conductor) and Oliver Herbert (cello).
Tchaikovsky — Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture
Shostakovich — Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107 in E-flat Major
Brahms — Symphony No. 2, Op. 73 in D Major
MASTERWORKS VIII A HEROIC RETURN
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Rune Bergmann (guest conductor) and Bella Hristova (violin).
Mendelssohn — Fair Melusina Overture, Op. 32
Mendelssohn — Concerto for Violin, Op. 64 in E minor
Beethoven — Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 in E-flat Major, “Eroica”
MASTERWORKS IX NORDIC GREATS!
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Rune Bergmann (guest conductor) and Peter Jablonski (piano).
Sibelius — Finlandia Op. 26
Grieg — Piano Concerto Op. 16 in A minor
Nielsen — Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, “The Inextinguishable”
Venue: Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek, WI
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