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The Music of Bob Dylan

Mr. Smalls Presents Steve Hackman & MCP in the world premiere of "The Times They Are A-Changin': The Words and Music of Bob Dylan," Jan. 25-28. The MCP teams up with composer/arranger Steve Hackman in his only Pittsburgh performance this year to present the world premiere of “The Times They Are A-Changin’: The Words and Music of Bob Dylan,” an exciting new work based on the music of...

Haydn’s “Creation”

The Mendelssohn Choir and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra bring Franz Josef Haydn's magnum opus The Creation to life, under the baton of PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck.  After a trip to London in 1795, Haydn wanted to inspire the world with his music, much like Londoners still celebrated G. F. Handel, more than 40 years after his death.  With The CreationHaydn set out to write "a work that will give permanent fame to my name in the...

Handel’s Messiah

Led by PSO Music Director Manfred HoneckThe Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra present MessiahHandel‘s beloved masterpiece, for a special one night only performance.  Written in a matter of weeks in August and September 1741, it was originally intended as an Easter offering.  Handel'Messiah premiered in Dublin in 1742, and by the 19th century had become a stronger Christmas in the United States than in Britain.  This performance is especially...

Highmark Holiday Pops

It's everyone's favorite time of the year - the Highmark Holiday Pops!  Join the Mendelssohn Choir, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, vocalist Ryan Silverman, and conductor Andrés Franco, as we perform everyone's favorite holiday music.  Keep your eyes open, and you just might see a certain jolly old elf and his eight tiny reindeer!...

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrate 30 years of Zelda with a one-night only performance of live orchestral renditions directly approved by franchise producer Eiji Aonuma. The Symphony of the Goddesses features a reimagined score that draws from recent and requested Zelda games, including A Link Between Worlds, Twilight Princess, and the remake of Majora’s Mask, while still paying homage to such classics as...

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