Monthly Archives: June 2018

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

Celebrate Black History Month with this powerful performance of African American spirituals featuring four soloists and two actors backed by the choir. Set in the backdrop of Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District, Ebenezer Baptist Church collaborates with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh to host this compelling choral work. The diverse, 140-year-old congregation still gathers near the actual location of an...

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 include...

Victoria’s Secret: A Life in Music

Celebrate Queen Victoria during the 200th anniversary of her birth. Created by Matthew Mehaffey, the Robert Page Music Director of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the show will feature an actress playing Victoria’s confidante, who will lead the audience through episodes of the Queen’s life in between short performances of music significant to her and her time.  The MCP will present the concert...

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....