Monthly Archives: June 2018

Highmark Holiday Pops

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year – the Highmark Holiday Pops!  Join the Mendelssohn Choir, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, vocalist Doug LaBrecque, and conductor Daniel Meyer, as we perform everyone’s favorite holiday music.  Keep your eyes open, and you just might see a certain jolly old elf and his eight tiny reindeer!...

Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad

Order Tickets | About Ebenezer | Meet the Artists | Parking and Directions | Sponsors | Heinz History Center Contest This dramatic work, composed by award-winning, American composer Donald McCullough, interweaves 14 Negro Spirituals with a dramatic, historically-based script. The result is an experience audiences have called "visceral", "spine-tingling," and "deeply moving," in premieres across the United States. We...

MCP Announces 2018-2019 Season!

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its upcoming 2018-2019 season, including two exciting productions that are sure to delight and entrance audiences. MCP will present Let My People Go! A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad in collaboration with Ebenezer Baptist Church on February 15, 2019, marking the first time the Choir has performed in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District.  The concert will...

Danny Elfman & Tim Burton’s Films

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh begins the 2018-2019 performance season with a blast from the past, singing the music of composer Danny Elfman and his spine tingling scores for the films of Tim Burton. Sarah Hicks conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in this reprise presentation at Heinz Hall. Just in time for Halloween!...

The Planets – A Centennial Celebration

The women of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrate the Centennial of Gustav Holst’s most popular work, The Planets, under the baton of John Storgaards....