Coro Allegro is proud to be Boston's award-winning LGBTQ+ and allied classical chorus.
Through our performances, collaborations, community partnerships, and outreach, Coro Allegro strengthens community, builds bridges, and enriches lives in the Greater Boston area and beyond. Coro Allegro is dedicated to providing access to choral music to broad audiences, to performing works by diverse composers, and to serving as a model LGBTQ+ organization through artistic excellence and visibility.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Hodgkins, Coro Allegro is known for critically acclaimed programming, performances, and recordings of works by diverse classical and contemporary composers.
In 2019, Coro Allegro was named a winner of the Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming This prestigious award recognizes choruses that demonstrate a commitment to fostering and promoting new music. Since it founding in 1991, Coro Allegro has performed 23 world premieres, including 14 commissions, by a diverse range of composers, and earned praise from Gramophone magazine for recordings that introduced “meaningful additions to the choral repertoire.”
Coro Allegro has a proud tradition of raising our voices to benefit local, national, and international nonprofit organizations that serve populations in need and advocate for principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity. Coro is committed to offering a welcoming, affirming and supportive environment for performers and audiences alike of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, races, religions, and ethnicities.