James Burton

Conductor and composer James Burton is the Boston Symphony Orchestra Choral Director and Conductor of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus (2021). A frequent collaborator with orchestras and choirs, James’ recent concert highlights have included replacing an indisposed Gustavo Dudamel to conduct a series of concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Boston Symphony Hall, and guest conducting with the Orquestra Sinfónica Nacional of Mexico and the Boston Pops Orchestra at the Tanglewood Festival. More about James here.

James and Ellie discuss the differences between professional and amateur choirs, different pathways into choral conducting, repertoire and much more.

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