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Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Band, *1970 US
Singer / Conductor of Classical

The Tanglewood Festival Chorus is a chorus which performs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops in major choral works. The Tanglewood Festival Chorus (TFC) was organized in the spring of 1970, when founding conductor John Oliver became director of vocal and choral activities at the Tanglewood Music Center, the summer home of the BSO. Originally formed for performances at the BSO's summer home at the behest of the BSO's conductor designate Seiji Ozawa, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus is the official chorus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra year-round, performing in Boston, New York and Tanglewood.

        
Members
PortraitJoseph Silverstein
vn 1932-2015 US
PortraitJules Eskin
vc *1931 US
PortraitJames Christie
hps *1952 US
Popular Tracks   
12 Days of Christmas on 12 Days of Christmas by Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus & Keith Lockhart
Pavane, Op. 50 - Excerpt on Romantic Vol.2 by Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel & Camille Saint-Saëns
We Wish You A Merry Christmas on We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Boston Pops Orchestra & John Williams
A Christmas Greeting on We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Boston Pops Orchestra & John Williams
A Christmas Carol on We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Boston Pops Orchestra & John Williams
The Twelve Days Of Christmas on We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Boston Pops Orchestra & John Williams
Sleigh Ride - Live on A Boston Pops Christmas - Live from Symphony Hall by Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus & Keith Lockhart
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Live on A Boston Pops Christmas - Live from Symphony Hall by Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus & Keith Lockhart
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Live on A Boston Pops Christmas - Live from Symphony Hall by Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus & Keith Lockhart
The Christmas Song - Live on A Boston Pops Christmas - Live from Symphony Hall by Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus & Keith Lockhart

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Ein Deutsches RequiemJohannes Brahms, Boston Symphony Orchestra, James Levine, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Christine Schäfer, Michael Volle2009Album
Daphnis et ChloéBoston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, James Levine2008Album
Berlioz Requiem - Edition 100Vinson Cole, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa2004Album
Symphony No. 1 / NänieJohannes Brahms, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Bernard Haitink1996Album
Concerto For Orchestra / The Miraculous Mandarin (Complete Ballet)Béla Bartók, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa1995Album
The Green AlbumJohn Williams / The Boston Pops Orchestra With Tanglewood Festival Chorus1992Album
Faust-SymphonieFranz Liszt - Kenneth Riegel, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein1991Album
Gloria • Stabat MaterFrancis Poulenc - Kathleen Battle, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra • Seiji Ozawa1989Album
Pelleas et Melisande • DollyGabriel Fauré - Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Lorraine Hunt, Jules Eskin1987Album
Symphony No. 2Gustav Mahler - Kiri Te Kanawa, Marilyn Horne, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa1987Album
The PlanetsGustav Holst, John Williams, The Boston Pops Orchestra1987Album
Beethoven - The Five Piano Concertos; "Choral" Fantasy, op. 80Ludwig van Beethoven, Rudolf Serkin, Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver1984Compil.
Symphony Of A Thousand (No. 8)Gustav Mahler - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Seiji Ozawa1981Album
1812 Overture / Romeo And JulietPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis1981Album
GurreliederArnold Schoenberg - Jessye Norman • Tatiana Troyanos • James McCracken, Werner Klemperer • Kim Scown • David Arnold, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Seiji Ozawa1979Album
American Music For ChorusElliott Carter • Aaron Copland • Jacob Druckman • Charles Ives - Tanglewood Festival Chorus • John Oliver1978Album
L'Œuvre SymphoniqueMaurice Ravel / Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa1975Compil.
La Damnation De FaustHector Berlioz, Stuart Burrows, Donald McIntyre, Thomas Paul, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa1974Album
Eine Faust-Symphonie, Francesca Da RiminiFranz Liszt, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Israel Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Kurt Weill: Recordare / Luigi Dallapiccola: Canti Di PrigioniaTanglewood Festival Chorus, Kurt Weill, Luigi DallapiccolaAlbum
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