Lakes Area Music Festival

German conductor Christian Reif is the inaugural music director of the Lakes Area Music Festival.Courtesy of the artist

July 04, 2022

The grand opening evening for Brainerd, Minnesota’s world-class concert hall in the summer of 2021 featured music that celebrates the American spirit, conducted by Christian Reif.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

BATES: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release


JIMMY LOPEZ BELLIDO: “Techno” from Fiesta!

Hour 2

DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 (live recording from the 2019 Lakes Area Music Festival)