CONTACTS: January 9, 2014 Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.641 Philadelphia’s Largest Symphonic Chorus Presents Haydn’s Mass In Time of War and Three Pieces by Arvo Pärt, Including an Encore Performance of Adam’s Lament (Philadelphia)  Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, one of the largest symphonic choruses in the […]

CONTACTS: December 9, 2013 Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.641  The Aaron Copeland Fund for Music Performing Ensembles Program Announces Its First Award to Philadelphia’s Largest Symphonic Chorus (Philadelphia) Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia has been awarded a $9,000 grant by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music […]

RELEASE November 13, 2013 CONTACTS: Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.6419   Metropolitan Opera Soprano Karen Slack Joins Philadelphia’s Beloved Symphonic Chorus for “Feast of Carols,” A Concert of Holiday Favorites, Sacred Music and New Works by Composer Donald St. Pierre Later in December, Mendelssohn Club […]

By David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer Music Critic Posted: October 29, 2013 Within the first few minutes of the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia’s 140th anniversary concert with the Kimmel Center organ, you wondered why the two aren’t married with children. The two entities seem made for each other. The chorus’ robust sound matches that of the […]

Breaker Boys

By David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer, 9/15/13 What was once the weakest link in Philadelphia’s classical music season is now collectively walking off with the unofficial award for enterprising programming. Yes, choral organizations have been gathering strength for years, and now offer all manner of postcards from the edge. The Mendelssohn Club rolls out a big […]

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia Begins Its 15th Decade on October 25, 2013 With an Evening of Great Works for Chorus and Organ at the Kimmel Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.6419 (PHILADELPHIA) Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia opens its 140th anniversary season at […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  CONTACTS: July 16, 2013 Janelle McCoy, Executive Director Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold 404.281.6419 Philadelphia’s Beloved Choral Treasure Begins Its 15th Decade on October 25. 2013 With Evening of Great Works for Chorus and Organ at The Kimmel Center  (PHILADELPHIA) As part of its 140th season, […]

Award-winning Chorus Performing The Sound of Spirit: Pärt/Haydn in February 2014 as Part of its 140th Season (Philadelphia) Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia has been awarded $50,000 by The Archie W. and Grace Berry Foundation to fund The Sound of Spirit: Pärt/Haydn. The concert will be performed at the Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse […]