Category Archives: Upcoming Events

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...

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...

Highmark Holiday Pops

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year – the Highmark Holiday Pops!  Join the Mendelssohn Choir, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, vocalist Doug LaBrecque, and conductor Daniel Meyer, as we perform everyone’s favorite holiday music.  Keep your eyes open, and you just might see a certain jolly old elf and his eight tiny reindeer!...

Dramatic Symphony! Berlioz’s Damnation of Faust

A tale that has fascinated since tales began. The battle between desire and temptation. Between heaven and hell. Manfred Honeck leads the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Hector Berlioz’s sprawling dramatic legend The Damnation of Faust....