Why You Need to Attend the Peninsula Music Festival

If you’re a fan of classical music and enchanting evenings spent in Door County, then you’ve come to the right place! The Peninsula Music Festival is an annual end-of-summer event features the talents of orchestra musicians from around the world in nine spectacular concerts! It’s one of Door County’s most popular music festivals and an event you won’t want to leave off your bucket list. Here is everything you need to know about this year’s event and how to plan ahead for the best experience.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Peninsula Music Festival 2018

This year, The Peninsula Music Festival is celebrating its 66th season and plans to commemorate their passion for classical music with nine awe-inspiring symphonic concerts. August 7th-25th, guests will be exposed to sensational pieces of music including past favorites and new masterpieces. Here are just some of the many talented musical artists you will have the opportunity to see during the festival.

Chris Wild (Emerging Conductor)

Chris Wild has performed in concert halls throughout the Americas and Europe. He is also the conductor for the Chicago-based project Après L’Histoire, which recently performed Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat at the Chicago Arts Club and Poetry Foundation. His work has been labeled as “insatiable” by the New York Times.

Inna Faliks (Piano)

Inna Faliks is a New York City-based pianist who has been called “passionate” and “adventurous” by The New Yorker. After her debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 15, she graced the stages of theaters all over the world with numerous orchestras.

Anna Burden (Cello)

Since 2011, Anna Burden has performed in numerous concerts throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. She’s also the recipient of several impressive prizes, such as first place in the Society of American Musicians Competition. Many people would be interested to learn that she is an avid teacher at the  Meadowmount School of Music, where she was also assistant cello faculty.

Keven Keys (Baritone)

The handsome and mahogany tone of Keven Keys’ voice has delighted audiences with a wide range of repertoire in both opera and concert literature. Some of his most recent appearances include Mozart’s “Coronation Mass” with Music of the Baroque and the Duruflé Requiem with the Music Institute of Chicago.

Kathy Pyeatt (Soprano)

Kathy Pyeatt is known for her stunning emotional display and surprisingly engaging talent for comedy. She loves to portray interesting women on the stage and has worked with many musical companies including Asheville Lyric Opera, Florentine Opera, and the St. Petersburg Opera.

Interested in seeing more Peninsula Music Festival performers? Be sure to take a look at the 2018 schedule now!

Peninsula Music Festival Tickets

If you’re excited to attend the Peninsula Music Festival, you can purchase your tickets online today! Prices range between $35 and $65, depending on where you’d like to sit in the Door County Auditorium.

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