Join the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

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Want to sing with the world’s greatest orchestras, soloists and conductors?

The Edinburgh Festival Chorus gives voice to the International Festival’s choral programme – with singers from across Scotland coming together to learn exhilarating repertoire and perform at the International Festival with renowned conductors and orchestras such as Sir Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Marin Alsop and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. 

If you’d like to join the Chorus, contact our Chorus Manager Gemma Wallbanks ( to arrange an audition. There are opportunities for both full and augmenter membership with the Chorus for the 2018 International Festival.

At the 2017 International Festival the Chorus performed in The Opening Concert, Elgar's King Olaf, Berlioz's visionary and epic La damnation de Faust, and with Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Riccardo Chailly.

Find out more about the history of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus