Category Archives: Current Season

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: At the River

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh celebrates one of Pittsburgh's most notable geographic features, and explores the power of rivers in our lives, both literally and symbolically. Conductor Timothy Heavner leads the singers of the JMCP in a program filled with the imagery, ever-changing presence, and importance of rivers and water. Featured compositions include music from 16th century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina,...

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 1, 2023! Experience genius, joyful curiosity, and delight in the marvelous patterns of nature’s “infinite works” as Leonardo’s ideas and drawings from his Notebooks come to life in this multimedia symphony that utilizes new video-syncing technology. Composer Jocelyn Hagen composes music that has been described as “simply magical” (Fanfare Magazine) and “dramatic and deeply...

FINAL FANTASY 35th Anniversary Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY Coral

The producers of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY are proud to present a new orchestra concert experience: FINAL FANTASY 35th Anniversary Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY Coral. Specially curated by Nobuo Uematsu, the program is a monumental, retrospective celebration of the incredible FINAL FANTASY music catalogue. Conductor and GRAMMY-Award winner Arnie Roth leads The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and vocalist Susan Calloway,...

Handel’s Messiah

The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra present a special, one-night only performance of Handel's beloved Messiah, conducted by Manfred Honeck....