Chatham Baroque


How does seating work?

Seating is general admission. However, R&B’s full subscribers from last season may elect to renew their seats at Synod Hall for Sylvia Berry and Venice Baroque Orchestra if they subscribe by mail or phone before September 1.

Early Music FAQs

What is “early music?”

Early music is music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and Early Classical periods. When talked about as a movement, the phrase “early music” is typically associated with historically informed performance and the early music revival.

You can read more about early music here.

General FAQs

What are your concerts like?
  • Chatham Baroque: Chatham Baroque’s core trio of artistic directors invites various combinations of guest artists to perform all sorts of Baroque masterworks and obscure gems. Ensembles generally range in size from 3 to 12 or more players, often with vocalists.
  • Renaissance & Baroque: R&B has been a pillar in Pittsburgh’s early music community since 1969. This concert series presents various ensembles and solo artists specializing in music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods which span roughly 1000 years. Performances range in size from solo recitals to entire international baroque orchestras.
  • Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions: PB&J is Chatham Baroque’s Saturday morning children’s series held at McClintic Hall at Calvary Episcopal Church. Click here for more info.

Is Chatham Baroque a part of Chatham University?

No, but Chatham Baroque derives its name from the same place as the university, and we regularly host concerts at Campbell Memorial Chapel on Chatham University’s campus.

How long do concerts last?

Most concerts last between 90 – 120 minutes with a 15 minute intermission.

How should I dress for the concert?

There is no dress code. Concertgoers come dressed as they are comfortable, some formally, some casually. It’s up to you.

Where are you located?

Our office is located in Lawrenceville, but our concerts are all over the place. Click here for a list of venues.

Our mailing address is:

Chatham Baroque, Inc.
100 43rd St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

And you can call us during normal business hours at 412-687-1788

Where do I sign up for the mailing list?

Right here, thank you.

What time does the box office open and when can I get into the performance hall?

The box office opens one hour before performances and we typically open the doors for seating 30 minutes before show time.

May I bring children to the concert?

Our concerts are most appropriate for children over the age of 8 years. For a concert experience tailored to the needs of younger kids, check out our Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions.

Are your concerts accessible to those with mobility issues?

Please click here to view the accessibility of our venues.