The Mendelssohn Choir over the Airwaves
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is regularly featured on both radio and television. Performances of the Choir with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are heard locally over WQED-FM (89.3) and distributed nationally by PRI.
Heard nationwide for over 15 years via Public Radio International, WQED’s Sunday-evening program of performances by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosted by Jim Cunningham. The program regularly features the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh under the batons of the world’s leading conductors including Leonard Slatkin,Jan Pascal Tortellie, Frubeck de Burgos, and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck to name just a few.
Hear The Mendelssohn on WQED 89.3-FM
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 – March 9, 2017
On March 9 at 8pm, Classical WQED-FM 89.3 will broadcast our June 2015 performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s famous Symphony No. 9. Beethoven included a chorus in his Ninth Symphony, setting a text by Friedrich Schiller to music, and uniting both chorus and orchestra in harmony. Also on the program, Beethoven’s only concerto for violin, Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 61, performed by violinist Christian Tezlaff. Listen to the concert at WQED-FM 89.3 or online here.
The Mendelssohn Choir on television
PITTSBURGH 250: The Mendelssohn Choir’s 100th Anniversary – WQED-TV ‘s OnQ
Pittsburgh’s oldest continually operating performing arts group, the Mendelssohn Choir, celebrates its 100th anniversary with looks back from choir members, conductor emeritus Robert Page, and music director Betsy Burleigh.
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