James Burton Named Conductor of Tanglewood Festival Chorus Reply

burtonJames Burton (MM ’98, Conducting) has been named conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and the orchestra’s choral director. Mr. Burton’s responsibilities will include auditioning and preparing the choral members for performances in Boston, at Tanglewood, and on tour. He will also serve as a cover for Andris Nelsons and other conductors who cannot appear as scheduled to lead the chorus and play a role in programming and collaborating with Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart. Mr. Burton began his tenure with February performances of Bach’s Mass in B minor.


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