June 8, 2014 | 4pm With the Philadelphia Sinfonia Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Tickets available through the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Mendelssohn Club joins the Philadelphia Sinfonia in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony with Maestro Gary White conducting.  Don’t miss a wonderful opportunity to hear Mendelssohn Club with […]

From Chorus America The Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming recognizes member choruses that demonstrate a commitment to fostering and promoting new music. Awards are based not only on the number of works performed which were written in the last 25 years, but also on the variety and creativity of the new music programmed during […]

By TOM PURDOM The Cold War ended with a surprising lack of hoopla, given the importance of the event. The threat of nuclear war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union had hung over the world since I was 12 years old, and the long confrontation between the super powers had affected every American. The […]

By Dario Sarlo Featured on LocalArtsLive This year, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts asks its audiences the question: “If you had a time machine…” Over the course of the month-long festival events will cover numerous historical events from the Big Bang onward. On Sunday afternoon (April 7) in Verizon Hall the time machine’s […]

April 17, 2013 CONTACTS: Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.6419 Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia Joins Symphony in C for The Creation Oratorio Maestro Rossen Milanov Conducting Two Performances of Haydn’s Epic Masterpiece, May 11 & 19 (Philadelphia) Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia helps celebrate the 60th anniversary […]

(Philadelphia) Supporters of Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia contributed more than $31,000 to the historic community chorus as part of the Medley, the organization’s annual fundraiser.  Nearly 150 supporters of the beloved cultural institution gathered to listen to choral selections, enjoy exquisite hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Chef Amy Lutz and bid on an array of exciting […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2013 CONTACTS: Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally Above The Fold 404.281.6419 2013 Mendelssohn Medley coming to the historic Oaks Cloister in the Wissahickon Maestro Rossen Milanov serving as Honorary Chair of Mendelssohn Club’s Annual Spring Fundraiser It’s fitting that the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia […]

In fall 2008 and summer 2010, composer Andrea Clearfield explored the Himalayan mountains of Nepal while studying the traditions of Tibetan folk and sacred music — all of which inspired this Clearfield commission Tse Go La (At the threshold of this life). Come and experience the Far East with us online in a program that represents a […]

Mendelssohn Club Chorus, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra and acclaimed soloist Ching-Yun Hu performing three works by Beethoven and the World Premiere of a new commission by Philadelphia-based conductor/composer Jeremy Gill (Philadelphia) Four of Philadelphia’s musical treasures share the concert stage for the first time for two concerts in February. The two Beethoven and Gill concerts […]

The Art of Strategic Alliances by  Matthew Sigman Collaboration is essential to the choral enterprise: singers engage musicians, musicians engage choruses, and together they engage soloists, opera companies, dance troupes, schools, and, ultimately, audiences.  If on the artistic side the whole is generally far greater than the sum of its parts, might the potential for […]