What’s coming this season

Our 2015-2016 Season celebrates the Pittsburgh work ethic and the people who made and continue to make this region someplace special to live, work, and play. We have added a 4th concert this year featuring the singers in the Professional Core, because there is so much to say!

December 5 & 6, 2015
The newest Holiday Happening! Celebrate the season with well-known and soon-to-be favorites spanning Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. This concert features a collaboration with members of the Concert Choir from Pittsburgh School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA). Presented at St. Agnes Center of Carlow University.

Program includes:
A Welsh Lullaby arranged by K. Lee Scott
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel by Zoltán Kodály
Light Is Come by Stephen Anderson
Frost by Davis Good
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Ken Darby (arr. Harry Simeone)
Ki Mi Tziyon arranged by Robert Page
Good King Kong Looked Out by P.D.Q. Bach
O Holy Night by Adolphe Adam
The Nguzo Saba Suite by Glenn E. Burleigh
Eternal Light by John Michael Talbot & Phil Perkins

March 5 & 6, 2016
Special a cappella concert featuring the Professional Core of singers from the choir. Presented in the lovely Kaufmann Auditorium of Hill House

April 30 & May 1, 2016
Smoke and Steel a newly commissioned work from composer Nancy Galbraith about the steel industry, the steel workers and their families who built this city. Presented at the Carrie Furnace site in Braddock

About the Artistic Director

About the Artistic Director

Thomas W. Douglas is in his eleventh season as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh. He is also the Music Director of the Newton Symphony in Kansas. Thomas brings vast experiences in classical and popular music to the Choir, having performed in or conducted over 175 musical theatre, opera and oratorio productions. Continue Reading