Discover Great Music on the
Mesabi Iron Range!
2015 Dates Announced: June 28 - July 19
One of Minnesota’s largest music festivals, the Northern Lights Music Festival offers lovers of classical music three weeks of opera, solo recitals, chamber and orchestra concerts presented by an international roster of guest artists, performing faculty and prize-winning student performers.
|Visit some of the most beautiful historic sites on the Iron Range as you
experience live classical music.
|A new production of Bizet’s Carmen, designed by Bart Healy and directed by Benjamin Spierman; with Mariinsky Theatre’s Gavriel Heine conducting, will star the brilliant mezzo-soprano Janara Kellerman in the title role. |
|One of the most touching children’s operas, Benjamin Britten’s Noye's Fludde (Noah’s Flood) will be performed in two of the Iron Range’s most beautiful churches: Aurora’s Holy Rosary Church and Our Savior Lutheran Church in Hibbing. |
|Prize-winning international students, ages 9 through collegiate are among the stars at Northern Lights, performing numerous times in chamber music, solo and ensemble repertoire. Experience music from Bach to Bartok, with Gershwin and ColdPlay added for good measure!|