Live Streaming

Over the past years the 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 to our digital audience. Therefore, we will live stream almost all of our mainstage programs for you to enjoy from your own home or relive in the future.

Concerts will stream at the Lakes Area Music Festival's Facebook and YouTube pages. Sunday performances are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.; Wednesday and weekend evenings begin at 7:30 p.m. No registration or fee is necessary to stream our performances. Donations to support these programs may be made by clicking below.

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Please note: Due to late seating and concert announcements in the live setting, streams will begin a few minutes later than the advertised performance time.

Beethoven's Ninth - STREAMING
3:00PM, Sunday, July 28, 2024

The season begins with our most epic and joyful journey yet, in a single performance of Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony. Christian Reif conducts the Orchestra collaboration with a chorus of singers from the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, Brainerd High School, and the acclaimed Minneapolis-based choral ensemble, VocalEssence singing the powerful "Ode to Joy".   Featured Artists   Explore …

Storms, Shipwrecks & Sorcery - STREAMING
7:30PM, Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Storms, Shipwrecks, and Sorcery is a fantastical journey through some of the most dramatic music of the 17th and 18th centuries. This program evokes both literal storms and clouds of rage. Guest soprano Nola Richardson stunningly portrays two sorceresses scorned, both the anguished Armida from Handel’s Armida Abbandonata and the vengeful Médée, namesake of Clérambault’s …

A Night at the Opera - STREAMING
7:30PM, Friday, August 2, 2024

Whether you are a lifelong opera fan or just stepping into this world for the very first time, this is your chance to experience opera’s greatest moments all in one concert, featuring our cast of Resident Artists and the LAMF Symphony Orchestra. Our Resident Artist Program provides singers early in their careers with mentorship and performance …

Thrills & Superheroes - STREAMING
3:00PM, Sunday, August 4, 2024

Enjoyable for kids of all ages! With the powers of winds, strings, brass, and percussion combined, the ultimate superhero of the stage is formed! In this family-friendly concert narrated by Jeff Andrews and featuring music and story by Russell Peck, kids of all ages will embark on a spectacular journey through the dynamic forces, instruments, and …

The Rake's Progress - STREAMING
3:00PM, Sunday, August 11, 2024

Opera director Omer Ben Seadia and music director Christian Reif lead an all-star cast in an exquisite production of Igor Stravinsky’s delightfully clever opera, The Rake’s Progress. The story concerns the decline and fall of Tom Rakewell, who deserts his rural country town and girlfriend Anne Trulove for the delights of London. Being seduced by …

Jackiw Plays Dvořák - STREAMING
7:30PM, Wednesday, August 14, 2024

In a deeply moving new work, American composer Leanna Primiani centers the heroic stories of the survivors of human trafficking, painting a sonic landscape that emerges from tragic darkness into hope and light, and awakening our understanding of this tragic issue. Stefan Jackiw, a virtuosic musician with “talent that’s off the scale” (The Washington Post) …

A Hero's Life - STREAMING
3:00PM, Sunday, August 18, 2024

The unrivaled brilliance of Holst’s Jupiter from The Planets sets the stage for the 2024 Lakes Area Music Festival’s closing ceremony. As the U.S. premiere of Lil Lacy’s Aurora honors new beginnings and the opportunities of a new day, Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) tells the ultimate story of adventure and accomplishment. There …