Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Mendelssohn Announces the 2019-2020 Season!

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) has announced its upcoming 2019–’20 season. At 112 years in operation, the Mendelssohn Choir is the city’s most celebrated chorus. Composed of approximately 150 singers, it is led by Robert Page Music Director Matthew Mehaffey. The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP)’s 2019-‘20 season will open Oct. 23 with An Evening with Stewart Copeland Comments are closed Read more

Bruckner’s Te Deum

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh opens its 2019-2020 performance season in a special performance of Anton Brucker's Te Deum at St. Vincent Basilica in Latrobe, PA, with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck.  Bruckner began work on the Te Deum in 1881, while working on his Symphony No. 6.  He finished the Te Deum in March of 1884, with a premiere...

The Greatest Generation: An American Oratorio

Listen to the music About Roger Ames The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh presents The Greatest Generation: An American Oratorio, an homage to the American family at war.  This oratorio combines the popular tunes from the World War II era with new original compositions and arrangements.  With a libretto by Dan Kehde and original music and arrangements by Roger Ames with Elizabeth Bassine,...