Opera Theater of Pittsburgh presents innovative opera, producing American works, reinterpretations of older works, and new works, for the widest possible audience. Opera Theater focuses on diversity in programming and casting, on crossing boundaries and bringing together talents from all the arts, on encouraging new talent, and on broadening audiences through outreach and education, to create a body of work that is original, entertaining, contemporary and relevant.
Once again, the Pittsburgh Foundation will be coordinating The Day of Giving 2014, which will run from 6:00 am until midnight on Tuesday 06 May 2014. This 18-hour event is part of Give Local America, the national day for community foundations across the country, and will take the place of the day traditionally held in October.Read More
Pittsburgh native Marianne Cornetti is recognized internationally as one of the leading Verdi mezzo-sopranos in the world. She has appeared as Amneris in Aida, Azucena in Il Trovatore, and Eboli in Don Carlos at theatres including the Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theatre Royale de la Monnaie, Brussels, Teatro Comunale in Florence, the Arena di Verona, Gran Teatro del Liceo, Barcelona, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, and many others.Read More
“Opera Theater's SummerFest is an opera lover's feast this year, not just for seasoned opera goers, but for ‘opera virgins’ – first-timers who are being courted with two-for-one offers and other special deals.”