Category Archives: Additional Engagements

Beethoven’s Missa solemnis

We regret to inform patrons that due to health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Pittsburgh Symphony has cancelled this production of 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...

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...

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....

Highmark Holiday Pops

It's the most wonderful time of the year!  Snow, presents, candy canes - and the Highmark Holiday PopsThe Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrate the season with conductor Daniel Meyer, vocalist Ashley Brown, and a certain special guest with a red suit and a sackful of presents!...