Festival 2024 in Minneapolis


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Programming


Festival 2024 hosts just under 200 concerts in 5 days! Check this page for details as the schedule unfolds.

GALA Choruses Festival is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and now you can enjoy it from home, on your own time!

Evening Blockbuster concerts incorporate chorus performances, choral collaborations, Festival Choirs, new commissions, spoken word, video and guest artists – all tied together by theme.

Wake up and smell the coffee! Festival 2024 hosts seven morning Coffee Concerts representing GALA choruses across the spectrum. These concerts feature multi-disciplinary performances, new commissions and some very unique programming.

112 choirs are registered to perform for you at Festival 2024, and there is a waiting list for additional choir hoping to attend.

Ten Festival Choruses offer singing delegates the chance to work with a guest conductor, rehearse with singers from across the world, and perform in an evening Blockbuster concert. Sign up for Festival choirs beginning November 20, 2023!

GALA welcomes youth ages 13-20 to participate in organized youth activities throughout Festival 2024.  GALA’s youth choruses are hosting youth-focused workshops, meals, and social events throughout the week, and a youth excursion on Saturday, July 13.

GALA Festival 2024 features four excellent performing venues seating between 1,700-3,500 audience members.

The New Harmony Open Table space welcomes all people. BIPOC, transgender and nonbinary individuals, plus friends, allies and anyone seeking resources is welcome at the table and in conversations.

Workshops are offered each morning at Festival.

The LGBTQ choral movement is truly global!