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!

Minnesota Mosaic on Wednesday, July 10, will feature bands and performers from across the Twin Cities, along with food trucks and interactive art displays!

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

Eight 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 now!

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.

Held on Friday, July 12, the FREE Choral Carnival is designed to engage Festival delegates, as well as the broader Twin Cities’ community, in 45-60 minute rotating performances across downtown Minneapolis.

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

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.

For those not performing at Festival 2024 (spouses, guests, friends, locals, etc) tickets can be purchased for individual concerts.

GALA Choruses official Festival Mobile App comes from the registration platform Integra, available for iOS and Android.

GALA Choruses Festival 2024 is for everyone, especially folks in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. Learn how to join us!

Open from 9am-10pm each day in MCC 101H, the Choral Cinema is your invitation to take a break from the hustle of Festival and enjoy some excellent videos featuring your favorite GALA Choruses!

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.

Enjoy music in the fresh air! Peavey Plaza Outdoor Stage will feature performing groups for everyone.

Over 40 workshops will be offered throughout the morning sessions at Festival 2024!

The LGBTQ choral movement is truly global!