If singing is your passion, Berkshire Choral International is an incomparable choral immersion experience you must try! You will be part of a large group of avid singers from around the world, joined by an eminent conductor and professional faculty, coming together for the joy of making music. Your days will be filled with intensive rehearsals, classes on subjects from vocal pedagogy to composer biographies, faculty entertainment and more! Offsetting the musical energy, you will have free time to socialize, explore, relax and make new friends in culturally-rich and exciting venues all over the world. Your week will culminate with a public performance, accompanied by a symphony orchestra and renowned soloists. Where will your voice take you?
The 2020 Conductors
Just announced - BCI 2020!
May 31 - June 7, 2020
Conductor: Julian Wachner
Mozart: Requiem (Latin)
Bach: Mass in F Major (Latin)
Concert at Seiji Ozawa Hall
*Auditioned singing week. Instructions here.
June 21- 28, 2020
Conductor: Grant Gershon
Orff: Carmina Burana (Latin, Old German, Old French)
Poulenc: Gloria (Latin)
Concert at Boston Symphony Hall
Accommodations at Tufts University, Medford
July 19-26, 2020
Conductor: Joe Miller
Mendelssohn: Die erste Walpurgisnacht (German)
Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living (Latin)
Concert at Muziekgebouw
Accommodations at Barbizon Palace Hotel
August 5 -12, 2020
Conductor: Saul Zaks
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Latin)
Sephardic Songs (Ladino)
Concert at Palau de la Música
Accommodations at Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel
June 23 – 30, 2019
Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah (English)
Conductor: Erin Freeman
July 7 – 14, 2019
Morton Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna (Latin)
Benjamin Britten: Saint Nicolas (English)
Conductor: Tom Hall
Prague, Czech Republic
August 4 – 11, 2019
Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater (Latin)
Conductor: Heinz Ferlesch
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