Concerts + Events

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Winter Series

Outside the busy summer season, LAMF presents concerts featuring duo recitals and small ensembles of your favorite LAMF musicians. October 2022 through March 2023 LAMF presents four concerts in Brainerd…

2022 Season

The 14th annual season of the Lakes Area Music Festival will feature 180 artists from the top orchestras and opera companies nationwide. For three weeks this exceptional roster will make…

2022 Casual Classics

Our Casual Classics series brings our world-class roster of musicians outside the concert hall and into the community. Get to know these artists in an informal setting, and bring a…

On the Road to LAMF!

Get away to the Northwoods and experience world-class performances with the Lakes Area Music Festival! The 13th annual season of LAMF will draw over 150 artists from the top orchestras…

Live Streaming

Over the past year, Lakes Area Music Festival has streamed its concerts and drawn many thousands of views from around the world. This season we remain committed to accessibility and…

2022 Season

The 14th annual season of the Lakes Area Music Festival will feature 180 artists from the top orchestras and opera companies nationwide. For three weeks this exceptional roster will make…

2022 Prelude Series

The July Prelude Series brings our musicians to the surrounding communities of central Minnesota during the month of July. Warming up to the official festival season, this year’s series will…


All Upcoming Events

Minerva of the North - Minneapolis
Woman's Club of Minneapolis
7:30PM, Friday, February 3, 2023
(Free – $50)

Step into the drawing room of the most cultured woman in 17th century Europe: Queen Christina of Sweden. After abdicating her throne, this renegade icon left her home country to take up residence in cosmopolitan Rome, where she became one of the most important art patrons of her time. Her particular love for music led her …

Minerva of the North - Brainerd
Trinity Lutheran
2:00PM, Sunday, February 5, 2023
(Free – $100)

Step into the drawing room of the most cultured woman in 17th century Europe: Queen Christina of Sweden. After abdicating her throne, this renegade icon left her home country to take up residence in cosmopolitan Rome, where she became one of the most important art patrons of her time. Her particular love for music led her …

On the Road to MN Opera
The Ordway Center
2:00PM, Sunday, February 12, 2023
($96 – $136)
Join us for the Minnesota Opera's final performance of Gaetano Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment at the Ordway Center in downtown St. Paul. Includes brunch at the Woman's Club of Minneapolis, LAMF's Twin Cities home. We'll be joined by guests from Minnesota Opera who will give a glimpse behind the scenes of this production. Coach bus transportation, leaving Brainerd at 8 a.m. and returning around 7 p.m. For those already in the Twin Cities, ticket options are available to join us at the Woman's Club and Ordway (parking not included).
Creating a Wonderful World - Minneapolis
Woman's Club of Minneapolis
7:30PM, Thursday, March 23, 2023
(Free – $50)

Music and musicians from historically marginalized communities are continuing to take center stage in artistic programming, and as this work continues to expand, so does the need to highlight cross-cultural unity and collaboration. “Creating a Wonderful World” highlights cross-cultural unity and collaboration as it has existed in the field of classical music! In this program, …

Creating a Wonderful World - Brainerd
Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts
2:00PM, Sunday, March 26, 2023
(Free – $50)

Music and musicians from historically marginalized communities are continuing to take center stage in artistic programming, and as this work continues to expand, so does the need to highlight cross-cultural unity and collaboration. “Creating a Wonderful World” highlights cross-cultural unity and collaboration as it has existed in the field of classical music! In this program, …

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