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PITTSBURGH OPERA NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Opera in Pittsburgh.

Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's DON PASQUALE Photo Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's DON PASQUALE
by Julie Musbach - April 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Opera will finish its 80th season with a fresh take on Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale, one of history's greatest comic operas, in a 1950s Hollywood production that has never been performed in Pittsburgh....
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME Photo Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME
by A.A. Cristi - March 29, 2019

Pittsburgh Opera returns to the Benedum Center with Puccini's La boheme, opera's biggest tear-jerker, March 30-April 7....
Pittsburgh Opera Unveils New Mobile App Functionality At LA BOHEME Photo Pittsburgh Opera Unveils New Mobile App Functionality At LA BOHEME
by A.A. Cristi - March 25, 2019

Pittsburgh Opera will unveil industry-first functionality in their mobile app at their performances of La boheme, March 30 - April 7, at the Benedum Center....
Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Pittsburgh Opera's GLORY DENIED Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Pittsburgh Opera's GLORY DENIED
by Alan Henry - February 22, 2019

Based on a book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied tells the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America's longest-held prisoner of war. The opera deals not only with Thompson's suffering in the jungle of southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, but also the tragic aftermath that followed his liberation....
Photo Flash: First Look At Pittsburgh Opera's afterWARds Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Pittsburgh Opera's afterWARds
by A.A. Cristi - January 29, 2019

afterWARds uses the words and music of Mozart's Idomeneo - perhaps his most radical, modern opera - in a reorganized and distilled 85-minute format by director David Paul, that shifts the opera's focus towards its four protagonists and their timeless struggles for love and peace in a world full of c...
Pittsburgh Opera Presents AfterWARds Photo Pittsburgh Opera Presents AfterWARds
by A.A. Cristi - November 15, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera presents afterWARds - "Mozart's Idomeneo Reimagined"A tale of love, loss and healing....
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Continues 80th Season With HANSEL & GRETEL Photo Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera Continues 80th Season With HANSEL & GRETEL
by A.A. Cristi - November 06, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera continues our 80th season with Englebert Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel. ...
Photo Flash: First Look At The Cast Of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Pittsburgh Opera Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The Cast Of MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Pittsburgh Opera
by Alan Henry - September 26, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera opens our 80th season with Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Set in early 1900s Japan, Madama Butterfly is often considered the pinnacle of operatic tragedy, and has become one of today's most beloved operas....
Pittsburgh Opera Presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE, A Comic Love Story Full Of Light-hearte Photo Pittsburgh Opera Presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE, A Comic Love Story Full Of Light-hearted Fun
by A.A. Cristi - April 20, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera concludes our 2017-18 season with Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore - The Elixir of Love, a fun romantic comedy about a traveling medicine show huckster who claims to possess a love potion....
Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW Photo Photo Flash: Inside Pittsburgh Opera's ASHES & SNOW
by Julie Musbach - February 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Opera is proud to produce our second world premiere in two years. Ashes & Snow, composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and directed by Jonathan Moore, will premiere in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera's historic headquarters in Pittsburgh's Strip District in February, 2018....
Pittsburgh Opera Presents MOBY-DICK, Herman Melville's Tragic Tale About The Price Of Photo Pittsburgh Opera Presents MOBY-DICK, Herman Melville's Tragic Tale About The Price Of Obsession
by Julie Musbach - January 30, 2018

As part of Pittsburgh Opera's commitment to bring new, American operas to the Benedum Center stage, we are very proud to announce the Pittsburgh premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's critically acclaimed opera Moby-Dick.  ...