Pittsburgh Opera Announces its 80th Season
Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2018-19 season, its 79th. The season continues Pittsburgh Opera's tradition of performing world-class productions of old favorites and exciting new works. The 80th season will feature four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas- the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.
Benedum Center Productions:
- Sat., Oct. 6, 2018 * 8:00 PM
- Tues., Oct. 9, 2018 * 7:00 PM
- Fri., Oct. 12, 2018 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., Oct. 14, 2018 * 2:00 PM
- Sat., Nov. 3, 2018 * 8:00 PM
- Tues., Nov. 6, 2018 * 7:00 PM
- Student Matinee: Thurs., Nov. 8, 2018 * 10:30AM
- Fri., Nov. 9, 2018 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., Nov. 11, 2018 * 2:00 PM
- Sat., March 30, 2019 * 8:00 PM
- Tues., April 2, 2019 * 7:00 PM
- Fri., April 5, 2019 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., April 7, 2019 * 2:00 PM
- Sat., April 27, 2019 * 8:00 PM
- Tues,, April 30, 2019 * 7:00 PM
- Fri., May 3, 2019 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., May 5, 2019 * 3:00 PM
- Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 * 8:00 PM
- Tues., Jan. 29, 2019 * 7:00 PM
- Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., Feb. 3, 2019 * 2:00 PM
- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 * 8:00 PM
- Tue., Feb. 26, 2019 * 7:00 PM
- Fri., March 1, 2019 * 7:30 PM
- Sun., March 3, 2019 * 2:00 PM
- 64th Annual Diamond Horseshoe Ball - Saturday, September 22, 2018
- Maecenas Ball XXXV - Saturday, May 11, 2019
Free, Low Cost and Other Events:
- FREE Pre-Opera Talks- one hour before each performance
- FREE Meet The Artists - following each Tuesday evening performance
- FREE Rising Stars concert - September 16, 2018 at Pittsburgh Opera headquarters
- FREE Brown Bag Concerts - selected Saturdays during the season at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters
- Art Song Recitals - selected Sundays during the season at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.
- Opera Up Close - selected Sundays during the season at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters
- FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera events
- Pittsburgh Opera New Guard events
- WQED previews and broadcasts
- Season tickets (subscriptions) are now available. Subscriptions for the four Benedum productions range from $45 - $644.
- Single ticket sales begin in late August.
- Single tickets for the Benedum Center productions start at just $14; Children ages 18-and-under start at just $7.
- Group discounts, including student discounts, are available.
About Pittsburgh Opera: Pittsburgh Opera celebrates its 80th season in 2018-19. 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, and its capacity as a true community partner has increased significantly under General Director Christopher Hahn's leadership.