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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....

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...

Beethoven’s Ninth

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh winds up its performance season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Manfred Honeck with Beethoven's beloved epic choral symphony.  The symphony is the first example of a major composer using voices in a symphony, and it is widely referred to as one of Beethoven's greatest works....