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Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra bring the music of Danny Elfman and the films of Tim Burton to life in the Pittsburgh premiere of Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton, November 23, 2013.  Celebrating Burton and Elfman's 30-year collaboration, this new orchestra event features music from iconic films including Beetlejuice, Batman, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pee-Wee's...

Music in a Great Space

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra will be participating in Shadyside Presbyterian Church's Music in a Great Space concert series, at 4pm on November 24, 2013.  The concert will feature performances by each group, with the JMCP and the PYSO coming together to perform W. A. Mozart's masterful Requiem....

Highmark Holiday Pops

Join The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Todd Ellison for Pittsburgh's favorite holiday tradition, the Highmark Holiday Pops!  We'll be celebrating the season by singing beloved holiday classics like "Sleigh Ride," "Joy to the World," and more.  Keep your eyes open, since you never know who might drop by during this festive time!...

The Planets – An HD Odyssey

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honeck present Gustav Holst's The Planets, as Pittsburgh has never seen before!  Along with the sweeping melodies, each planet will be accompanied by NASA footage, as audiences are taken on a musical tour of space.  Also on the program is the PSO world premiere of The Elements, a five-part commission from five Pittsburgh-area composers...

Music for the Spirit

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Manfred Honeck in inviting the public to the free "Music for the Spirit" concert at East Liberty Presbyterian Church on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:00pm. The "Music for the Spirit" concerts are aimed at creating a dialogue among faiths through the power of music.  The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is partnering with the...