Category Archives: MCP Concerts

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: Dreams and Dances

Join the over forty voices of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and guest musicians, the Kassia Ensemble, as they present a magical program of dreamlike and dancelike choral music! Featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s Beatus Vir RV 598, Gwyneth Walker’s Dreams and Dances, and music by Abbie Betinis, Thomas Morley, Rosephayne Powell, and Sarah Quartel, this program explores the power of the human spirit to celebrate the joys and freedoms...

Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad

Celebrate Black History Month with this powerful performance of African American spirituals featuring four soloists and two actors backed by the choir. Set in the backdrop of Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District, Ebenezer Baptist Church collaborates with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh to host this compelling choral work. The diverse, 140-year-old congregation still gathers near the actual location of an...

Victoria’s Secret: A Life in Music

Celebrate Queen Victoria during the 200th anniversary of her birth. Created by Matthew Mehaffey, the Robert Page Music Director of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the show will feature an actress playing Victoria’s confidante, who will lead the audience through episodes of the Queen’s life in between short performances of music significant to her and her time.  The MCP will present the concert...