“It is at such moments as these that one feels how necessary it is to travel with a full band.”

—The Duke of Plaza Toro
The Gondoliers
Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts

The Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company has had the privilege of collaborating with Jere Lantz and the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra in presenting a concert version of one of the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, for a weekend in July, since 1995.

The performances are free and open to the public, and are one of the most popular events of the summer at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

We are currently presenting one of these concerts every other year.  While we will not do so in 2020, we invite you to join us in July 2021 to enjoy some ice cream and an evening of Gilbert & Sullivan!  It’s too much happiness!


“Happily, I can play several instruments at once”

—Princess Ida
Princess Ida