Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sci-Fi Spectacular

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Jack Everly and host George Takei, take audiences to the far reaches of the galaxy and beyond in a concert filled with music from classic science fiction television shows and movies, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, E. T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and more!...

Carnegie Hall Performance Heralded “A Bold, Meaningful Experiment” by NY Times‏

On Saturday, May 10, at New York City's Carnegie Hall, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra closed the Spring for Music Festival amid thunderous applause and a standing ovation. The concert began with the Mendelssohn Choir's a capella performance of Anton Bruckner's Ave Maria. According to The New York Times, the Bruckner set "a reverential tone from the start" through "nuanced...