About: Emily Stewart

Recent Posts by Emily Stewart

Coronation Mass, Unfinished Symphony and Emperor Concerto

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, led by PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck present Mozart's Mass in C major, or "Coronation Mass."  Mozart was commissioned to write this Mass while he was in the Archbishop's service in Salzburg.  He composed the Mass for Easter Sunday, 1779.  The concert also features Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto, performed by pianist Yuliana Avdeeva, and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony....

The Mendelssohn Choir hires Matthew Mehaffey as Music Director

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) is delighted to announce that Matthew Mehaffey will be its new Music Director. "The Mendelssohn Choir's national reputation attracted a significant number of outstanding candidates, making the Search Committee's job challenging and exciting,” says Robert Moir, a member of the Committee. “In the end, with overwhelming support from the choir members, the Committee and Board of Directors unanimously agreed...

Handel’s Messiah

Led by PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra present Messiah, Handel's beloved masterpiece, for a special one night only performance.  Written in 1742 as an Easter offering, Handel's Messiah has made its mark in history as a celebration of the Christmas season around the world....

Highmark Holiday Pops

All we want for Christmas is some Highmark Holiday Pops!  Join the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Three Rivers Ringers, The Voice's Chris Jamison, and conductor Daniel Meyer as we celebrate the holidays in the best way possible.  The performance includes everyone's favorite holiday music, orchestral suites, carols, and maybe even a visit from Santa Claus himself!...

Mendelssohn Choir’s Duruflé Requiem Named One of 2015’s Best Concerts

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has named the Mendelssohn Choir's October 11, 2015 performance of Duruflé's Requiem one of the best classical concerts of 2015.  The Requiem also marked the the final performance of Betsy Burleigh's tenure with the Choir, as she stepped down after ten years as Music Director, with "a deeply felt performance by the choir." Read the full list on our In the Press page....

Recent Comments by Emily Stewart

    No comments by Emily Stewart yet.