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MCP Heavenly During Damnation of Faust

The Mendelssohn Choir descended to the depths of hell and ascended to the highest heavens on March 8 & 10 during the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s performance of Berlioz's Damnation of Faust, under the baton of PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck.  The MCP demonstrated its trademark versatility: at one moment peasants frolicking in a field, then in another moment a chorus of demons, and in still another...

MCP’s Performance of Let My People Go! a Resounding Success!

On February 15, it seemed like the entire city of Pittsburgh was packed into Ebenezer Baptist Church to be a part of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP)'s performance of the Pittsburgh premiere of Donald McCullough's Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad, conducted by Music Director Matthew MehaffeyThe Junior Mendelssohn Choir (JMCP), under the direction of Dr. Caron Daley, opened...

Let My People Go! Free Preview

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh presents a preview of our February 15 performance of Let My People Go! We will be singing selected movements from Let My People Go!, so spend your lunch hour with us! To purchase tickets to the February performance, visit the Let My People Go event page....

A Screening of The Times They Are A-Changin’

Relive the magic of the Mendelssohn Choir's January 2018 world premiere of Steve Hackman's The Times They Are A-Changin': The Words and Music of Bob Dylan, with a special, one-night only video screening of the entire performance at Mr. Smalls Theatre in Millvale....

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....

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