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Handel’s Messiah

Led by PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra present Messiah, Handel's beloved masterpiece, for a special one night only performance.  Written in 1742 as an Easter offering, Handel's Messiah has made its mark in history as a celebration of the Christmas season around the world....

Highmark Holiday Pops

All we want for Christmas is some Highmark Holiday Pops!  Join the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Three Rivers Ringers, The Voice's Chris Jamison, and conductor Daniel Meyer as we celebrate the holidays in the best way possible.  The performance includes everyone's favorite holiday music, orchestral suites, carols, and maybe even a visit from Santa Claus himself!...

Mendelssohn Choir’s Duruflé Requiem Named One of 2015’s Best Concerts

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has named the Mendelssohn Choir's October 11, 2015 performance of Duruflé's Requiem one of the best classical concerts of 2015.  The Requiem also marked the the final performance of Betsy Burleigh's tenure with the Choir, as she stepped down after ten years as Music Director, with "a deeply felt performance by the choir." Read the full list on our In the Press page....

Bach: St. John Passion

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck, present J. S. Bach's sacred oratorio St. John Passion.  The oratorio was composed during Bach's first year as director of church music in Leipzig, and premiered during the April 7, 1742 Good Friday Vespers at the St. Nicholas Church.  This performance will be a semi-staged version of...

April in Paris: The Mendelssohn Choir’s Third Annual Cabaret

Join members of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh as we journey to the City of Light for a little joie de vivre!  We return to the second-floor lounge of Olive or Twist to celebrate the city of Paris. Our Cabaret Fundraisers routinely sell out in advance so purchase tickets early to ensure a delightful evening of song.  Pittsburgh favorite Anna Singer returns for the third year...