Trouble at Tanglewood as dozens quit the chorusmain
Burton asked the entire chorus to reaudition. An estimated 39 members refused and are considered to have resigned.
‘I feel very close to the chorus over this first year and a half as their conductor,’ wrote Burton. ‘Though we are still in the early period of getting to know each other, going forward, I’m sure we all share the same goals — to take the ensemble to ever higher levels of performance as the Boston Symphony’s premiere chorus.’
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