Monthly Archives: June 2018

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: Dreams and Dances

Join the voices of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and guest musicians, the Kassia Ensemble, as they present a magical program of dreamlike and dancelike choral music! Featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s Beatus Vir RV 598, Gwyneth Walker’s Dreams and Dances, and music by Abbie Betinis, Thomas Morley, Rosephayne Powell, and Sarah Quartel, this program explores the power of the human spirit to celebrate the joys and freedoms of life...

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...

Dramatic Symphony! Berlioz’s Damnation of Faust

A tale that has fascinated since tales began. The battle between desire and temptation. Between heaven and hell. Manfred Honeck leads the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Hector Berlioz’s sprawling dramatic legend The Damnation of Faust....

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....