Dancers from the Oregon Ballet Theater perform the new piece "Life After Human Life" Sunday, Aug. 11, during the Lakes Area Music Festival's concert "Shaker Loops" at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. The dance, choreographed by Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair and based on concept and text by Sterre van Rossem, both of the performance company House of Makers, was commissioned by the Lakes Area Music Festival. The piece is set to "Shaker Loops" composed by John Adams in 1978.

Dancers from the Oregon Ballet Theater perform the new piece "Life After Human Life" Sunday, Aug. 11, during the Lakes Area Music Festival's concert "Shaker Loops" at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. The dance, choreographed by Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair and based on concept and text by Sterre van Rossem, both of the performance company House of Makers, was commissioned by the Lakes Area Music Festival. The piece is set to "Shaker Loops" composed by John Adams in 1978.
Dancers from the Oregon Ballet Theater perform the new piece "Life After Human Life" Sunday, Aug. 11, during the Lakes Area Music Festival's concert "Shaker Loops" at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. The dance, choreographed by Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair and based on concept and text by Sterre van Rossem, both of the performance company House of Makers, was commissioned by the Lakes Area Music Festival. The piece is set to "Shaker Loops" composed by John Adams in 1978.

The music festival, which brings world class musicians and performers to Brainerd, continues through Aug. 25 with concerts, pre-concert lectures, outdoor yoga to live music, and an opera "The Beautiful Helen of Troy." Go to lakesareamusic.org for more information. All concerts are free with a goal of bringing classical music experiences to a wide audience.

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Gemma New conducts while Francesca Anderegg plays the violin during the world-premiere performance of "Vestida de mar" by Reinaldo Moya Sunday, Aug. 11, during the Lakes Area Music Festival's concert "Shaker Loops" at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Gemma New conducts while Francesca Anderegg plays the violin during the world-premiere performance of "Vestida de mar" by Reinaldo Moya Sunday, Aug. 11, during the Lakes Area Music Festival's concert "Shaker Loops" at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch