Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 Season

Sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio

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Tornstrom Auditorium
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN

Tickets

This is a free event

Come enjoy the 2019 season of the Lakes Area Music Festival! All events are free and open to the public.

FELLOWSHIP QUARTET SHOWCASE
ALTIUS QUARTET
Wednesday, July 31 | 7:30 p.m.

MUSICIANS’ GALA
RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Friday, August 2 | 8 p.m.
Edwin Outwater, conductor

SYMPHONY 101
BRAHMS’ FIRST
Saturday, August 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Edwin Outwater, conductor

CHAMBER MUSIC
FRANCE NUVEAU
Wednesday, August 7 | 7:30 p.m.
Claude Debussy: Syrinx
Jules Massenet: Poeme d’avril
Ernest Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet

DANCE
SHAKER LOOPS
Saturday, August 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2 p.m.
Igor Stravinsky: Danses concertantes
Reinaldo Moya: Vestida de Mar (Dressed in the Sea) [World Premiere]
Francesca Anderegg, violin
John Adams: Shaker Loops
Featuring dance partner House of Makers

BAROQUE
A JOURNEY TO BACH
Wednesday, August 14 | 7:30 p.m.
Chloe Fedor, leader
Claudio Monteverdi: Opening Toccata and ‘La Musica’ aria from L’Orfeo
Heinrich Schütz: Es steh Gott auf, SWV 356
Heinrich Biber: Battalia à 10
Dieterich Buxtehude: Sonata in C Major, BuxWV 266
Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4

OPERA
THE BEAUTIFUL HELEN OF TROY (LA BELLE HELENE)
Saturday, August 17 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 18 | 2 p.m.
Offenbach’s operetta. Complete and staged.
Classical MPR host Steve Staruch leads a talk a conversation a half hour before each performance.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
BEETHOVEN’S PASTORALE
Wednesday, August 21 | 7:30 p.m.
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Franz Shrecker: Chamber Symphony
Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral

SYMPHONY FINALE
STRAUSS AND TCHAIKOVSKY
Saturday, August 24 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 25 | 2 p.m.
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2
Itamar Zorman, violin
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5