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Saturday, August 28 | 1pm

Rising star of the classical music world, homegrown tenor Miles Mykkanen returns to the Historic Ironwood Theatre for one afternoon only.  Joined by the acclaimed pianist John Arida, the duo will present musical favorites by the great composers of the 20th century including Strauss, Britten, Respighi, and Stravinsky.  


Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Miles live in the Upper Peninsula before he returns to The Metropolitan Opera and the world’s stages!

Mr. Mykkanen's appearance in this performance is sponsored by Paul Sturgul

Mr. Arida's appearance in this performance is sponsored by Ron Jacquart

COVID-19 Policies

Our guest artists are professional performers who rely on their bodies

to stay in top condition and healthy.

To ensure the safety of our artists and community, the Emberlight Festival will be implementing the following COVID mitigation plans at Miles Mykkanen & John Arida in Recital:

  • Masks will be required.  The Emberlight Festival will have complimentary masks available.

  • We are limiting our audience capacity so there is room in the auditorium to social distance.

  • All purchased seats will be relocated to allow for socially distanced seating.  Members of the Emberlight Festival box office team will be in touch via email with more information.

All of our Guest Artists are fully vaccinated.  All artists and production crew will

receive regular PCR and rapid antigen testing while they are at the Emberlight Festival.

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Photo:  Mike Grittani

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Photo: Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Amy Trethewey
in memory of
Jean Endrizzi

and in honor of
Ron and Carol Trethewey