Pittsburgh Opera

at 2425 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, 15222 United States

Pittsburgh Opera embarks on its 77th season in 2015-16! Pittsburgh Opera celebrates its 77th season in 2015-16! Established by five intrepid women in 1939, Pittsburgh Opera is viewed as one of the most vibrant opera organizations in the U.S., with a rich artistic tradition, outstanding educational programs, an acclaimed artist training program, and a progressive outlook toward the future. Its green initiative culminated in LEED® Silver certification for its Strip District headquarters in the historic George Westinghouse Air Brake Factory, and its capacity as a true community partner has increased significantly under General Director Christopher Hahn’s leadership. Tickets for the 2015-2016 season start at just $12. For tickets or for additional information, call (412) 456-6666 or visit www.pittsburghopera.org.


Pittsburgh Opera
2425 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15222
United States
Contact Phone
P: (412) 281-0912
Website
http://www.pittsburghopera.org

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Join us at the South Park Amphitheater Friday at 7:30PM for a 90 minute program featuring selections from the American Songbook as well as favorite arias from famous operas such as Carmen, La bohème, Rigoletto, Don Giovanni and more.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-06-02 17:20:07 GMT

Thanks a bunch for coming to Maecenas XXXII Mike Clark WTAE, we're glad you had a good time!

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-16 15:09:05 GMT

A giant THANK YOU to everyone who made Maecenas XXXII such a success. Thank you for honoring and celebrating Claudia Pinza and Robert Nutting, and for all your enthusiasm and support for the April, 2017 world premiere of The Summer King – the Josh Gibson story. We thank: Cindy and Murry Gerber, our wonderful Event Chairs Patron Gala Benefactors: Vivian and Bill Benter Nadine Bognar Diana Reid and Marc Chazaud Gabriela and David Porges Gala Donors: Lisa Cibik and Bernie Kobosky Jim and Melanie Crockard Rose Kutsenow Dave and Amy Michaliszyn Our generous sponsors: Ambridge Regional Distribution and Manufacturing Center MARC USA Carnegie Mellon University Giant Eagle Foundation Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield The Huntington National Bank Lola Energy - Management Team Peoples Natural Gas Pittsburgh Pirates PNC Bank UPMC and UPMC Health Plan The Williams Companies Sarris Candies – the Official Chocolate of Pittsburgh Opera’s 2016 Maecenas XXXII Gala All photos via David Bachman Photography.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-14 16:00:00 GMT

Don't miss Brian Vu's performance from the 2016 The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, being streamed online tonight at 8:30 on WQXR.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-13 17:55:41 GMT

And just like that, Pittsburgh Opera's final performance at the Benedum for the season comes to a close. THANK YOU to everyone who joined us this past season. We look forward to seeing you back at the Benedum in October for La traviata. In the meantime, stay tuned for announcements about summer parks concerts and other pop-up appearances. #ThankYou

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-08 21:30:00 GMT

"Ruin! Disaster! Shame!" Are they referring to Tom Rakewell's fall from grace, or you if you miss the final performance of The Rake's Progress tomorrow at 2PM? Don't risk it! Tickets 50% off with promo code POMOM. https://opera.culturaldistrict.org/production/44071/list_performances

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-08 00:00:00 GMT

Final performance of The Rake's Progress is tomorrow! In honor of Mother's Day, tickets are 50% off with promo code POMOM. https://opera.culturaldistrict.org/production/44071/list_performances

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-07 18:00:00 GMT

The TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source calls The Rake's Progress "a compelling tale with a superb cast." Shows Tues/Fri/Sun at the Benedum Center; tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-02 14:00:00 GMT

Need a last-minute Mother's Day idea? Tickets to tomorrow's performance of The Rake's Progress are 50% off with promo code POMOM. Take mom to the opera that critics are calling a "must see", "unique and wonderful." Use promo code POMOM on https://opera.culturaldistrict.org/production/44071/list_performances. Photo via David Bachman Photography.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-07 00:00:00 GMT

LOCALartspgh says "'The Rakes Progress' offers a cornucopia of visual and auditory excellence not to be missed." Mother's Day tix 50% off with promo code POMOM at pittsburghopera.org/rake.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-06 17:51:34 GMT

The auction scene in The Rake's Progress is remarkable, and needs to be seen to be believed. Here is an excerpt featuring our wonderful chorus. Final two performances are tonight at 7:30 and Sunday at 2PM. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-06 13:57:57 GMT

Keith Jameson "offered a well defined and well sung Sellem" in The Rake's Progress, says TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source. "He was comical in appearance and action, and sang well," praises Pittsburgh in the Round. And Pittsburgh Post-Gazette raves he "delivered the delightful auctioneer’s scene with gusto and comic flair." Only 2 performances left! Tomorrow at 7PM and Sunday at 2PM. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachman Photography.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-06 01:41:19 GMT

Don't miss Laurel Semerdjian - Mezzo Soprano as Mother Goose in The Rake's Progress. TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source says she and "her velvety mezzo-soprano voice were superb". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette raves she "sang strongly and played the madam of the brothel with a spirit of fun". Pittsburgh in the Round gushed about "her immense talent", saying she "acted the role with an eye-popping bawdiness." TWO SHOWS LEFT - tomorrow & Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachman.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-05 17:00:00 GMT

Tom Rakewell (Alek Shrader) and Nick Shadow (David Pittsinger) play a game of cards with Tom’s soul as the prize. Only 2 shows of The Rake's Progress left - tomorrow and Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachman.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-05 00:00:00 GMT

Nice write up of The Rake's Progress by Treading Art on their website. We look forward to them joining us for Friday night's performance!

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-04 23:57:00 GMT

Don't miss Layla Claire as Anne Trulove in The Rake's Progress. Calling her "lovely and talented" (we agree on both counts), Pittsburgh in the Round says she "has a powerful and pure voice, and made an exquisite picture as the deserted but brave fiancée of the 'Rake, Tom." Only 2 shows left! Friday & Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachmann.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-04 21:00:00 GMT

Calling him "suave in a sinister way", TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source says David Pittsinger "was riveting as Nick Shadow" in The Rake's Progress. 2 shows left - Friday & Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo by David Bachman.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-04 17:10:52 GMT

Only a few more hours left in The Day of Giving! Donate by midnight to tap our Board of Directors' matching pool. Thank you for your support!

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-04 00:00:00 GMT

Everyone loves a bearded lady. Especially this one. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says Jill Grove - Mezzo Soprano "played Baba the Turk...with relish and braggadocio." TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source called her "fabulous" and "comically superb", saying "she commanded the stage physically and sang with flamboyance just right for her character." Pittsburgh in the Round says she "acted the part with a comedic flair and force that made her bizarre appearance almost enchanting. She more than lived up to the expectations her reputation led one to expect." Only 3 performances of The Rake's Progress left- tonight, Friday and Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachman.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 20:30:00 GMT

Pittsburgh Opera Mother's Day sale! Tickets to the Sunday performance of The Rake's Progress are 50% off with promo code POMOM. Take mom to the opera that critics are calling a "must see", "unique and wonderful." Use promo code POMOM on https://opera.culturaldistrict.org/production/44071/performance/44074/seat_selection

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 18:00:00 GMT

The TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source says Alek Shrader "sang with authority and admirably clear definition" as Tom Rakewell in The Rake's Progress. Shows tonight, Friday & Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake. Photo via David Bachman.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 17:00:00 GMT

Another video from The Rake's Progress, this one featuring our chorus in Mother Goose's brothel. Pittsburgh in the Round says they are "a large and remarkably talented group, each appearing to play small, individual roles, but always working together as a body of sound, and picturesque and varied in their appearance and action." Only 3 shows left - tonight, Friday and Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 14:26:12 GMT

The Day of Giving has commenced! Make your donation to Pittsburgh Opera go further thanks to our Board of Directors' matching pool. Pittsburgh Opera creates unforgettable cultural experiences, both on the Benedum Center stage and throughout the region. This is only possible with your support.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 00:00:00 GMT

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says Laurel Semerdjian - Mezzo Soprano "sang strongly and played the madam of the brothel with a spirit of fun." See her as Mother Goose in the flesh (figuratively) in The Rake's Progress. Only 3 shows left - Tuesday/Friday/Sunday. Tix $12+ at pittsburghopera.org/rake.

Published Pittsburgh Opera on 2016-05-03 00:29:00 GMT

Pittsburgh in the Round said of David Pittsinger in The Rake's Progress "His voice is powerfully effective, his English diction crisp and precise, and his acting of the part was a perfect blend of the sinister and comical. He dominated nearly every scene in which he appeared, and the audience roared approval at the final curtain call." Watch a video excerpt here, then see him for yourself at the Benedum Tuesday/Friday/Sunday. Tix start at $12 at pittsburghopera.org/rake.