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Path of Miracles

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh combines with San Francisco-based dance company ODC/Dance to present Path of Miracles, an immersive dance experience with a score by British composer Joby Talbot.  Path of Miracles takes audiences along the Camino del Santiago, the ancient Catholic pilgrimage across Spain....

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: From Stranger to Neighbor

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, under the direction of Music Director Dr. Caron Daley, present their annual fall concert, From Stranger to Neighbor.  This program explores the ways in which our global world is present in our local communities and neighborhoods, while celebrating how people from diverse backgrounds can become friends through common experience and respect for one another. The movement, from “stranger...

Handel’s Messiah

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Osmo Vänskä, present a special one-night only performance of Handel's Messiah.  Composed in 1741, it was first performed in Dublin in April 1742.  Though it received a modest reaction from audiences at first, Messiah has now become one of the best-known and performed choral works....

JMCP: Music in a Great Space

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra come together for Shadyside Presbyterian Church's Music in a Great Space performance series....

Satan’s Fall

Meet Stewart CopelandRoxian TheaterAn Evening with Stewart Copeland The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh presents the world premiere of a new, commissioned work by former rock drummer and founder of The Police, Stewart Copeland, who has been responsible for some of the film world's most innovative scores.  Written for chorus and rock orchestra, Satan's Fall delves into the title character's...

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