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Sci-Fi Spectacular

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Jack Everly and host George Takei, take audiences to the far reaches of the galaxy and beyond in a concert filled with music from classic science fiction television shows and movies, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, E. T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and more!...

A Night with Bob Page

Last year’s Bob Page sing-a-long was a night to remember.  Let’s do it again and gather for an evening of good food, fellowship and music!  Bring your voices, Mendel-memories, appetites, and cameras! 5:30pm - Greet and Eat: Say hello to your fellow Mendel-alumni and enjoy some tasty hors d'oeuvres. 6:45pm - Sing Bob's arrangements: Warm up and sing your favorite Mendel-melodies. 8:00pm - Group photo: Create new Mendel-memories. Hors...

Mendelssohn Choir Cabaret Puts Audiences in a New York State of Mind!

Saturday March, 22 might have been chilly outside, but it was anything but chilly in the second floor lounge of Olive or Twist!  It was standing room only as the crowd waited for singers to take the stage at the Mendelssohn Choir's recent New York, New York Cabaret!  The evening's theme was inspired by the Choir's forthcoming trip to NYC to perform at Carnegie Hall...

The Mendelssohn and Junior Mendelssohn Choirs Wow Audiences in November!

November was a busy month for the Mendelssohn and Junior Mendelssohn Choirs, with a free concert at Rodef Shalom, and two performances of Mozart's Requiem with the Junior Mendelssohn Choir and the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. On November 11, the Mendelssohn Choir performed a free concert at Rodef Shalom that explored the human condition through the music of Ginastera, Carissimi, Schubert, Handel and Mendelssohn.  Members of...

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra bring the music of Danny Elfman and the films of Tim Burton to life in the Pittsburgh premiere of Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton, November 23, 2013.  Celebrating Burton and Elfman's 30-year collaboration, this new orchestra event features music from iconic films including Beetlejuice, Batman, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pee-Wee's...

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