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Junior Mendelssohn Concert: Dreams and Dances

Join the voices of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and guest musicians, the Kassia Ensemble, as they present a magical program of dreamlike and dancelike choral music! Featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s Beatus Vir RV 598, Gwyneth Walker’s Dreams and Dances, and music by Abbie Betinis, Thomas Morley, Rosephayne Powell, and Sarah Quartel, this program explores the power of the human spirit to celebrate the joys and freedoms of life...

Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh Selected as Grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. The invitation-only program seeks to strengthen the organizational capacity and programming of small and mid-size cultural organizations within Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Through the $43 million multi-year initiative, Bloomberg Philanthropies will provide unrestricted general operating support as well as arts...

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour

The KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra - World Tour - concert series will be back in Pittsburgh for a second wave of performances.  The concert is produced under the supervision of game director Tetsuya Nomura himself, and with music programming supervised by original composer Yoko Shimomura....

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...

Dramatic Symphony! Berlioz’s Damnation of Faust

A tale that has fascinated since tales began. The battle between desire and temptation. Between heaven and hell. Manfred Honeck leads the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Hector Berlioz’s sprawling dramatic legend The Damnation of Faust....

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