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  • Carmen Act II
  • Conductor Gavriel Heine
  • Celine Leathead teaching
  • Noyes Fludde
  • Orchestra Concert
  • Piano four hands
  • Collegiate Chamber Concert
  • Carmen

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.

Our 2014 festival included a full-length production of Bizet's Carmen, as well as a revival of Benjamin Britten's church opera Noyes Fludde.


Historic venue Visit some of the most beautiful historic sites on the Iron Range as you experience live classical music.


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!  


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Available Now!

DVDs of the NLMF Productions of Carmen, La Boheme, and Pagliacci performed at Chisholm High School.

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Our 2015 faculty is currently being finalized.

Internationally acclaimed violin pedagogue Igor Petrushevski of the Royal College of Music London will once again be heading up our string faculty.

Northern Lights Music Festival is proud to announce that Gavriel Heine will be returning as Musical Director of the Northern Lights Festival Opera.

Maestro Heine is the only American condctor at the famed Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.






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