2024 Prelude Series

The 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 span two weekends and feature our resident ensemble: the Thalea String Quartet.

Coming to a town near you! With stops in Aitkin, Bemidji, Brainerd, Crosslake, and Nisswa.

No tickets are required for these community events. Free-will donations will be accepted at all Prelude performances.

Prelude Series – AITKIN
7:30PM, Saturday, July 6, 2024

We are pleased to welcome the Thalea String Quartet back to LAMF as our 2024 Resident Quartet. Winners of the 2021 Ann Divine Educator Award from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Thalea Quartet will perform two unique programs over two weekends in venues all around the Lakes Area. Concerts in Aitkin, Nisswa, Bemidji, …

Prelude Series – NISSWA
2:00PM, Sunday, July 7, 2024

We are pleased to welcome the Thalea String Quartet back to LAMF as our 2024 Resident Quartet. Winners of the 2021 Ann Divine Educator Award from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Thalea Quartet will perform two unique programs over two weekends in venues all around the Lakes Area. Concerts in Aitkin, Nisswa, Bemidji, …

Prelude Series – BEMIDJI
7:30PM, Sunday, July 7, 2024

We are pleased to welcome the Thalea String Quartet back to LAMF as our 2024 Resident Quartet. Winners of the 2021 Ann Divine Educator Award from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Thalea Quartet will perform two unique programs over two weekends in venues all around the Lakes Area. Concerts in Aitkin, Nisswa, Bemidji, …

Prelude Series – BRAINERD
6:30PM, Friday, July 12, 2024

An outdoor concerts for families and all ages! We are pleased to welcome the Thalea String Quartet back to LAMF as our 2024 Resident Quartet. Winners of the 2021 Ann Divine Educator Award from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Thalea Quartet will perform two unique programs over two weekends in venues all around the …

Prelude Series – CROSSLAKE
2:00PM, Sunday, July 14, 2024

The final weekend of the Lakes Area Music Festival's July Prelude Series features the Thalea String Quartet back to LAMF as our 2024 Resident Quartet. Winners of the 2021 Ann Divine Educator Award from the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Thalea Quartet will perform two unique programs over two weekends in venues all around …