Door County’s Peninsula Music Festival Presents February Fest

Cellist Robert DeMaine, a member of the Ehnes Trio, will perform Feb. 4 at the Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church.

The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) will present two chamber concerts in February as part of its annual February Fest. The concerts will be held at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church on Highway 42 in Ellison Bay.

Feb. 4 will feature the return of the Ehnes Trio including violinist James Ehnes, cellist Robert DeMaine, and pianist Andrew Armstrong. The program for the concert is Maurice Ravel’s Trio in A Minor and Tchaikovsky’s Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 50. The 7 pm concert is $40 per person. A post-concert party will take place at Brew Coffee House in Ellison Bay immediately following the concert. The cost for the concert and the post concert party is $75.

February Fest will continue on Feb. 13 with a concert entitled Brahms & Schumann Soiree. This 3 pm concert will recreate a house concert that took place on Nov. 13, 1894 at the home of Clara Schumann. The concert will feature the music from that historic evening, including two Brahms Clarinet Sonatas and Robert Schumann’s Fantasy Pieces, performed by David Bell on clarinet and Judith Jackson on piano. Interspersed throughout the music will be narration provided by Samantha George.

The cost for the performance is $30, and will include a brief reception immediately following the concert.

In addition to the February Fest, PMF will present nine different symphonic concerts in three weeks each August.

For more information and/or to order tickets, visit, call 920.854.4060, or stop by the PMF office at 3045 Cedar Street in Ephraim.