Glória, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir are in their 21st year, and to celebrate this important milestone, they will be holding a Gala dinner celebration in the Alexander Hotel on Saturday 4th March.
It promises to be an evening of celebration, glitz and glamour. Long time friend and supporter of Gloria and TV personality, Anna Nolan, will be the emcee for the evening.
With guest performances from the Dublin Gospel Choir, the Line Up, The Dublin Gay Mens’ Chorus, and The Homonics, this promises to be a celebratory evening that is not to be missed.
Please don’t worry, your favourite gay and lesbian choir will also take to the stage for a special performance of some of their greatest hits.
“Gloria DLGC has a rich history and heritage which we are very proud of ”
said choir chairperson Richard Deane.
“We want to celebrate that with our families, friends and fans. In particular, we’d like to reach out to former choir members and musical directors, we’d love you all to come to the party, you have played a great part in our journey ”.
When the choir started in 1995, it had only 25 members. Glória now has 55 members across four sections – sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. Their most recent concert in St Patrick’s Cathedral, which is always a highly popular event, sold out in record time, with 1,200 people in attendance.
“It’s wonderful to see how this choir has grown” said Deane “and to see the commitment and enthusiasm of these women and men. These are all busy people; some are studying, most have busy careers, and some have kids at home. They all give up so much for the sake of the choir, for example this year alone, we’ve concerts in London, Cavan, and Cork, as well as numerous shorter performances for charities and community events”.
“We are particularly looking forward to hearing from former members and our fans..[..]..we’ve sung at thousands of events over our 21 years, and also raised lots of money for many good and worthy causes, including over €35,000 for the marriage equality campaign in recent years ” said Deane .
“From parish halls, to opera houses and everything in between, we’ve marched and lobbied , we’ve mourned, laughed and cried, all in the pursuit of equality and happiness for the LGBT community”.
“This is a different style of event we are used to, It will be an evening of song and celebration, memories, and lots of bubbles” Deane concluded.
Tickets for this fabulous occasion can be purchased online from www.eventbrite.co.uk, and cost €60 including booking fee.
For further information on this event and on the choir, please visit www.gloria.ie
Your last chance for purchasing tickets for this fabulous evening is fast approaching. Ticket sales close on Tuesday 28th February.