Music in a Great Space: 2023-2024 Season

Music in a Great Space, the concert series at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, presents its 31st concert season. We invite you to join us for these concerts, as well as several other music-filled events in the life of Shadyside Presbyterian Church.

2023-2024 Concert Season at a Glance

The Pittsburgh Camerata

Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Tarik O’Regan’s Dorchester Canticles
with harpist Nuiko Wadden and organist Edward Alan Moore

Sunday, October 1, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets and subscriptions: www.pittsburghcamerata.org or at the door
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Estrella Consort

Saxophone Quartet
Sunday, October 15, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
No tickets necessary; donations appreciated
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A Service of Remembrance for All Saints

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir
Gabriel Jackson’s
Mass for All Saints
Sunday, November 5, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
(Worship is always free, and you are always welcome. Join us in person or online.)
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Advent Choral Concert

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir with organist Edward Alan Moore
Francis Poulenc’s
Gloria
Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
No tickets necessary; donations appreciated
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Christmas with the Camerata

Special Guests: Fox Chapel High School Choir
Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets and subscriptions: www.pittsburghcamerata.org or at the door
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A Service of Lessons and Carols

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir
Sunday, December 24, 2023, at 11:00 a.m.
(Worship is always free, and you are always welcome. Join us in person or online.)
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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir with Harp
Robert Convery’s The Nativity of Our Lord
Saturday, December 24, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. | Choral and Harp Prelude at 7:40 p.m.
(Worship is always free, and you are always welcome. Join us in person or online.)
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The Pittsburgh Camerata

Jonathan Dove’s The Passing of the Year
with the Pittsburgh Girls Choir

Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets and subscriptions: www.pittsburghcamerata.org or at the door
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Duquesne University Choirs

Voices of Spirit – Lorraine Millovac, conductor
Pappert Chorale – Christine Hestwood, conductor

Sunday, February 18, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
No tickets necessary; donations appreciated
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Alcée Chriss III, Organ

Co-sponsored with the Organ Artists Series of Pittsburgh
Sunday, February 25, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: www.organseries.com or at the door
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A Service of Choral Music and Readings

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir
Good Friday, March 29, 2024, at 7:00 p.m.
(Worship is always free, and you are always welcome. Join us in person or online.)
Details coming soon

Easter Sunday Services of Worship

The Shadyside Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Brass
Sunday, March 31, 2024, at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
(Worship is always free, and you are always welcome. Join us in person or online.)
Details coming soon

Chanticleer

in Concert
Sunday, April 14, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets available from the church office; click here to download order form (PDF)
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The Pittsburgh Camerata

George Frideric Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum
Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: www.pittsburghcamerata.org or at the door
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Hugo Wolf’s Spanisches Liederbuch

Amanda Russo Stante, mezzo-soprano; David Steinau, tenor
Daniel Teadt, baritone; Jaime Namminga, piano

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 7:00 p.m.
No tickets necessary; donations appreciated
Details coming soon

Music of Schubert and Ešenvalds

Kathryn Copeland Donaldson, soprano
Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 7:00 p.m.
No tickets necessary; donations appreciated
Details coming soon

Note: This information represents our current plans, which we have determined using the best information available at this time. Of course, we may need to adapt to future conditions which we cannot predict. Please return to the church’s website for up-to-date information regarding these presentations as the 2023-2024 concert season progresses.

Download the 2023-2024 season brochure (.pdf), or request a copy from the church office.

Looking for even more information about Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s Music Ministry?
Please send an email message to info@shadysidepres.org and request to be added to the music interest mailing list. You will receive periodic messages from our Music Ministry about noteworthy events.

The Music in a Great Space concert series is a memorial to Lydia Schulze Saul, made possible by a generous act of her son, William E. Saul, upon his death in 1995 — a wonderful and lasting legacy.