Category Archives: Choir

Bruckner’s Te Deum

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh opens its 2019-2020 performance season in a special performance of Anton Brucker's Te Deum at St. Vincent Basilica in Latrobe, PA, with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck.  Bruckner began work on the Te Deum in 1881, while working on his Symphony No. 6.  He finished the Te Deum in March of 1884, with a premiere...

Private Dinner with Composer Stewart Copeland

Dine with MCP Composer in Residence Stewart Copeland and MCP Music Director Matthew Mehaffey

  Thursday, October 24, 6pm Casbah Restaurant 229 S. Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Includes a seasonal five-course dinner with wine pairings in Casbah’s private dining room. Click here to see dinner menu. $200 per person includes gratuity ($100 tax-deductible) Join music director Matthew Mehaffey and special guest Stewart Copeland...

Path of Miracles

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh combines with San Francisco-based dance company ODC/Dance to present Path of Miracles, an immersive dance experience with a score by British composer Joby Talbot.  Path of Miracles takes audiences along the Camino del Santiago, the ancient Catholic pilgrimage across Spain....

Handel’s Messiah

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Osmo Vänskä, present a special one-night only performance of Handel's Messiah.  Composed in 1741, it was first performed in Dublin in April 1742.  Though it received a modest reaction from audiences at first, Messiah has now become one of the best-known and performed choral works....