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Tanglewood Festival Chorus

The Boston Symphony Orchestra invites singers to audition for the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

James Burton, BSO Choral Director and Tanglewood Festival Chorus Conductor, will be hearing in-person new member auditions on Monday, February 26, 2024.
Tanglewood Festival Chorus Performing at Symphony Hall in Boston
  • Monday, February 12, at 11:59pm

    Deadline to submit application form and video recording

Audition timeline:

Monday, January 22: Applications Open

Monday, February 12 at 11:59pm: Deadline to submit both the online application form and video recording (details below)

Monday, February 19: Notification of invitation to in-person audition

Monday, February 26: In-person audition at Symphony Hall

Performance Info for New Members

Singers accepted as new members will be invited to participate in the upcoming 2023-2024 BSO Symphony Season as well as the Tanglewood 2024 Season. Rehearsals begin in March 2024 with performances scheduled for:

  • 2023-2024 BSO Symphony Season (September 2023-May 2024)
    • April 4, 5, and 6: SCRIABIN Prometheus
    • May 2, 3, and 4: BERLIOZ Romeo et Juliette
  • 2024 Tanglewood Season
    • July 23–28: SIBELIUS The Origin of Fire, SCRIABIN Prometheus, THOMPSON Alleluia, STRAVINSKY Symphony of Psalms
    • August 20-25: BRAHMS Schicksalslied, RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2, BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9

Future Auditions

If you are interested in auditioning for the chorus but can’t make it this time around, please email us at and you will be notified when applications are open again.