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The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Receive Two Grammy Nominations!

The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are proud to announce that their new recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Orchestral Performance: Manfred Honeck, The Mendelssohn Choir and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Best Engineered Album, Classical: Mark Donahue, engineer. The performance was recorded LIVE at Heinz Hall in June 2019, and featured the MCP, as well as singers from the...

Mendelssohn Fan Faves Contest

If you're like us, you've been finding different ways to pass the time as we remain at home during the pandemic. While we perfect our recipes, crafting, and art-making skills, the one constant with us is always music! We have launched an exciting choral contest in partnership with Classical WQED-FM89.3, called #MendelssohnFanFaves. We want you to tell us your favorite choral work; the one...

COVID-19 CANCELLATIONS

We have been agonizing over the impact of this very recent novel Coronavirus pandemic. While we remain hopeful that late May will find us all in a better place, we have decided that we cannot ask singers to risk their health by attending rehearsals, nor do we want to jeopardize the health of our most vulnerable patrons. Therefore, we have made the difficult...

MCP in National Broadcast of Tree of Life Concert

The national broadcast of Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity will be aired on PBS and locally on WQED on Tuesday, December 11 at 8pm.  The concert was hosted by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), conducted by PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck, and featured world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman, and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP).  The performance was taped on November 27, was free...

Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh featured guests with Andrea Bocelli in concert

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP)'s 110th season just keeps getting better! Shortly before the end of our last successful season, including two sold out performances of The Times They Are A' Changin: The Words and Music of Bob Dylan with composer/conductor Steve Hackman, we got the call. Grammy-nominated and legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli was performing in Pittsburgh at PPG Paints Arena on...