Category Archives: MCP Concerts

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: A Path to Hope

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh present their annual fall concert, A Path to Hope.  Under the baton of Music Director Caron Daley, the JMCP performs music celebrating themes of hope and resilience. Featured compositions include Katerina Gimon’s A Path to Hope, written in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Sing Out My Soul, by Marques L. A. Garrett; and several lively madrigals. Guest artist Charlene...

Toward the Unknown Region

In the spring, MCP will present Toward the Unknown Region, a concert about boldly emerging from these uncertain times with daring optimism and a sense of renewal. This concert will feature two dynamic works for chorus: Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Toward the Unknown Region and Jonathan Dove's blistering song cycle The Passing of the Year, which contains an extended, challenging, beautiful solo piano part. The concert will also feature music...

A Time For Healing: The MCP’s First Virtual Performance!

The MCP is thrilled to premiere Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer Roger Ames' "A Time for Healing," the first movement of his new work, Symphony for the Pandemic. The lyrics come from Kitty O'Meara's viral poem And The People Stayed Home, expressing our shared desire to make the most of every moment and powerfully tapping into our dreams for a post-pandemic world filled with hope, not fear. Comments are closed Read more

RADical Days The Times They Are A-Changin’ Online!

As a recipient of funding from the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD), the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is proud to participate in RADical Days Fall 2020! To celebrate RADical Days, please join composer/arranger Steve Hackman and MCP Music Director Matthew Mehaffey on YouTube, Sunday, October 4 at 7:30pm EST where you will have the chance to watch the first ever complete January 2018...