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Junior Mendelssohn Concert: A Path to Hope

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh present their annual fall concert, A Path to Hope.  Under the baton of Music Director Caron Daley, the JMCP performs music celebrating themes of hope and resilience. Featured compositions include Katerina Gimon’s A Path to Hope, written in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Sing Out My Soul, by Marques L. A. Garrett; and several lively madrigals. Guest artist Charlene...

Andrea Bocelli

The Mendelssohn Choir will be singing at PPG Paints Arena in December when renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli makes his return to Pittsburgh.  Bocelli will be performing all of his classics audiences have come to love....

Toward the Unknown Region

In the spring, MCP will present Toward the Unknown Region, a concert about boldly emerging from these uncertain times with daring optimism and a sense of renewal. This concert will feature two dynamic works for chorus: Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Toward the Unknown Region and Jonathan Dove's blistering song cycle The Passing of the Year, which contains an extended, challenging, beautiful solo piano part. The concert will also feature music...

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Join the Mendelssohn Choir, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck for a special performance of Beethoven's beloved Ninth Symphony!  The concert celebrates the February 2021 release of the MCP and PSO's new recording of the Ninth, as well as caps off the PSO's yearlong celebration of Beethoven....

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