General Meeting 2019 Invitation

The Legato annual general meeting 2019 will be held at

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 16-18h
in Brussels/Belgium
combined with the already announced Workshop
that will be held at the same place from 11-16h
The exact venue and the detailed timetable is named in the invitation (see link below, last page!)


You can download a copy of the invitation (incl. appendix, venues, timetable, etc.) including agenda/timetable etc. The minutes of the last meeting(s) can be find here.


Social programme:

(find details on the last page of the invitation)

  • There will be an optional “get together” at Friday night for those who are already in town.
  • The local LGBT+ choir “Sing Our Brussels!” will be on stage for a concert at Saturday night. Tickets are available at the box office or during the meeting only online here.
  • To make the weekend perfect we will meet for an optional LGBT themed guided city tour and a breakfast at Sunday morning.

Regarding the workshop:

will be discussing and working on the ideas from the Warsaw Meeting, and the topics will be sent out to all member choirs in advance if the meeting.

Agenda of the meeting:

We propose the following agenda:

  1. Welcome and Formalities
    1. Report from the board and the auditor
    2. Granting discharge of the board
  2. Results of the workshop of Legato future development
  3. Proposal for changing the constitution (see attached)
  4. Election of the board (7 persons) and auditor (1 person)
  5. Various Voices Festival 2022 in Bologna: Presentation of the current plannings
  6. Other business

Election of the board:

We will be increasing the positions on the Legato Board in 2019 from 3 up to a maximum of 7. We are not obliged to have 7 board members, but are very interested to hear from people who would be interested in serving on the board.

Legato Choirs membership is very diverse, and we hope to reflect this in the Board also. If you, or any of your choir members are interested in serving on the Legato Board, please let us know by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We ask that you think about the roles and if you have any specialist skills in any of these areas. If you have any questions please contact the email above.

If you are interested to run for the new board but can’t attend the meeting please send us by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short description and a confirmation that you are accepting the ballot in case of your successful election.

Please register online for the meeting here on our website.

We recommend the following hotel: Hôtel Marivaux, Boulevard Adolphe Maxlaan 98, B-1000 Brussels . There is a few number of private accommodation available. Please use the online registration form for booking.

Please let us know also (by email or in the registration form) if you are not sending a representative to the meeting. You can nominate delegates of other choirs to vote on your behalf. But have in mind that every representative can’t hold more than two votes and have to show a mandate at the beginning of the meeting.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Brussels.

Your Legato Board Julie Loriaux, Dominik K. Jakob and Martin Gerrits