Presenting the very best in
classical music and opera.

Trio of musicians performing on stage.
Violinist Alexander Markov performing with orchestra.
Opera apprentice performing role of Queen of the Night.
Opera Apprentice Program Director Barbara Dever with Northern Lights Music Festival Artistic Director Gavriel Heine

July 1 – 20, 2024

Great Music on Minnesota’s historic Iron Range.

One of Minnesota’s largest music festivals, the Northern Lights Music Festival offers lovers of classical music three weeks of live professional opera, chamber music and orchestra concerts presented by an international roster of guest artists, performing faculty and prize-winning young artists.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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