Discover Great Music on Minnesota’s historic Iron Range.
July 1 – July 21, 2023
One of Minnesota’s largest music festivals, the Northern Lights Music Festival offers lovers of classical music three weeks of opera, chamber music and orchestra concerts presented by an international roster of guest artists, performing faculty and prize-winning young artists.
2023 Annual Appeal
Help us celebrate 20 years of serving the Iron Range Community with great opera, chamber and symphonic music!
Now accepting applications for our Young Artists and Opera Apprentices Programs.
The festival is funded by the generous contributions of numerous governmental agencies,corporations and private donors, including the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, and gifts from Explore Minnesota Tourism, IBM and Minnesota Power Foundation.