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...

Beethoven’s Missa solemnis

Under the baton of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Music Director Manfred Honeck, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and PSO perform Beethoven's Missa solemnis.  Composed from 1819 to 1823, the Missa solemnis premiered in April 1824 in St. Petersburg, Russia, and is widely considered to be one of Beethoven's crowning achievements in music....

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....