Wednesday 28 June 2017 07:30 pm

A Gathering of Sons - Kaufmann Auditorium, Hill House, 1835 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

A Gathering of Sons logoA Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a White police officer, a pair of Black parents, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world. It is a confrontation with history, and the way it breathes through the present. It is a conversation on our biases, and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom, and the work we need to reach it. It is full of magic.


Thursday 29 June 2017 07:30 pm

A Gathering of Sons - Kaufmann Auditorium, Hill House, 1835 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

A Gathering of Sons logoA Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a White police officer, a pair of Black parents, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world. It is a confrontation with history, and the way it breathes through the present. It is a conversation on our biases, and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom, and the work we need to reach it. It is full of magic.


Friday 30 June 2017 07:30 pm

The Three (Counter) Tenors - First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

The Three (Counter) Tenors

Remember “The Three Tenors”? They have nothing on our trio of countertenors who perform top hits of the Baroque period, sung originally by superstar castrati, with additional Russian songs and other repertoire sung by Andrey Nemzer, Cody Bowers, and Rudy Giron. Join us for this special event as Pittsburgh Festival Opera celebrates the opening of its summer season.

Friday 30 June 2017 09:30 pm

Opening Night Party - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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At Pittsburgh Festival Opera, we love to celebrate the opening of a new production, and invite you to join us at Opening Night Parties immediately following the first performance of each of our mainstage opera and musicals. Visit with friends and meet the cast and crew of each production over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. There might also be a bit of cabaret singing and other unexpected surprises!

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Saturday 01 July 2017 11:00 am

Hansel and Gretel - Hilda Willis Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Intrepid siblings outwit a hungry witch in the ominous woods! A perfect first opera for the youngest music lovers, this charming classic features such beloved songs as “Brother, Come and Dance”, and more! This 50-minute production provides families with a fun outing and engaging activities following the performance.

Saturday 01 July 2017 07:30 pm

A Gathering of Sons - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

A Gathering of Sons logoA Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a White police officer, a pair of Black parents, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world. It is a confrontation with history, and the way it breathes through the present. It is a conversation on our biases, and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom, and the work we need to reach it. It is full of magic.


Saturday 01 July 2017 10:00 pm

Opening Night Party - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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At Pittsburgh Festival Opera, we love to celebrate the opening of a new production, and invite you to join us at Opening Night Parties immediately following the first performance of each of our mainstage opera and musicals. Visit with friends and meet the cast and crew of each production over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. There might also be a bit of cabaret singing and other unexpected surprises!

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Sunday 02 July 2017 06:00 pm

Gourmet Barbecue - Snuggery Farm, 1551 Camp Meeting Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143

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Make it a full evening by enjoying an optional gourmet barbecue picnic beginning at 6:00 pm, followed by the performance of If I Loved You... at 7:30 pm.

Sunday 02 July 2017 07:30 pm

If I Loved You... - Snuggery Farm, 1551 Camp Meeting Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143

Fantasticks photo

Enjoy star-spangled songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein in a new dramatic revue that explores romantic love, its joys, and its darker side. Enjoy your favorite songs (and some you may not remember!) from landmark musicals.

Friday 07 July 2017 07:30 pm

Sweeney Todd - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Sweeney Todd logo

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney implements a cunningly murderous solution to boost her business.

Friday 07 July 2017 10:30 pm

Opening Night Party - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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At Pittsburgh Festival Opera, we love to celebrate the opening of a new production, and invite you to join us at Opening Night Parties immediately following the first performance of each of our mainstage opera and musicals. Visit with friends and meet the cast and crew of each production over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. There might also be a bit of cabaret singing and other unexpected surprises!

More Information   Purchase Tickets

Saturday 08 July 2017 11:00 am

Hansel and Gretel - Hilda Willis Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Xerxes logo

Intrepid siblings outwit a hungry witch in the ominous woods! A perfect first opera for the youngest music lovers, this charming classic features such beloved songs as “Brother, Come and Dance”, and more! This 50-minute production provides families with a fun outing and engaging activities following the performance.

Saturday 08 July 2017 07:30 pm

A Gathering of Sons - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

A Gathering of Sons logoA Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a White police officer, a pair of Black parents, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world. It is a confrontation with history, and the way it breathes through the present. It is a conversation on our biases, and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom, and the work we need to reach it. It is full of magic.


Saturday 08 July 2017 10:00 pm

Free Cabaret - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Following select performances, members of our Young Professional Artists Program let down their hair, pick up a microphone, and sing some of their favorite songs. Free Cabaret performances take place in the Cabaret Lounge, where you'll enjoy light opera, Broadway classics, and familiar tunes from the American Songbook.

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Sunday 09 July 2017 01:00 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

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Sunday 09 July 2017 01:30 pm

Childcare available - Early Childhood Education Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Children

We're pleased to offer childcare services provided by state-licensed caregivers during Sunday matinee performances. Young children (ages 2–5) can enjoy oversight and gentle activities, and parents have the opportunity to easily look in on the children during the intermission break

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Sunday 09 July 2017 02:00 pm

Sweeney Todd - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Sweeney Todd logo

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney implements a cunningly murderous solution to boost her business.

Sunday 09 July 2017 06:30 pm

If I Loved You... - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Fantasticks photo

Enjoy star-spangled songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein in a new dramatic revue that explores romantic love, its joys, and its darker side. Enjoy your favorite songs (and some you may not remember!) from landmark musicals.

Thursday 13 July 2017 07:30 pm

Daphne Alderson Sings Leonard Cohen - First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Daphne Alderson

A Hallelujah at Love Café
Beloved chanteuse Daphne Alderson returns with new program of Leonard Cohen’s legacy, a vintage tapestry of love, loss and rebirth. This premiere concert features newly imagined-versions of the folk rock movement that Cohen created with Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, and Judy Collins, with Daphne's stellar ensemble of guitar, cello, accordion, and bass.

Friday 14 July 2017 07:30 pm

Xerxes - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Xerxes logo

Sibling and romantic rivalry are at play in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in this comic masterpiece. Xerxes plans to marry Romilda, but his brother is also in love with her. When a former fiancée vows revenge, entertaining complications abound, all set to Handel’s Baroque musical magic.

Friday 14 July 2017 10:30 pm

Opening Night Party - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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At Pittsburgh Festival Opera, we love to celebrate the opening of a new production, and invite you to join us at Opening Night Parties immediately following the first performance of each of our mainstage opera and musicals. Visit with friends and meet the cast and crew of each production over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. There might also be a bit of cabaret singing and other unexpected surprises!

More Information   Purchase Tickets

Saturday 15 July 2017 11:00 am

Hansel and Gretel - Hilda Willis Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Xerxes logo

Intrepid siblings outwit a hungry witch in the ominous woods! A perfect first opera for the youngest music lovers, this charming classic features such beloved songs as “Brother, Come and Dance”, and more! This 50-minute production provides families with a fun outing and engaging activities following the performance.

Saturday 15 July 2017 06:30 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

More Information

Saturday 15 July 2017 07:30 pm

Sweeney Todd - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Sweeney Todd logo

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney implements a cunningly murderous solution to boost her business.

Saturday 15 July 2017 10:30 pm

Free Cabaret - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Following select performances, members of our Young Professional Artists Program let down their hair, pick up a microphone, and sing some of their favorite songs. Free Cabaret performances take place in the Cabaret Lounge, where you'll enjoy light opera, Broadway classics, and familiar tunes from the American Songbook.

More Information

Sunday 16 July 2017 01:00 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

More Information

Sunday 16 July 2017 01:30 pm

Childcare available - Early Childhood Education Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Children

We're pleased to offer childcare services provided by state-licensed caregivers during Sunday matinee performances. Young children (ages 2–5) can enjoy oversight and gentle activities, and parents have the opportunity to easily look in on the children during the intermission break

More Information

Sunday 16 July 2017 02:00 pm

Xerxes - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Xerxes logo

Sibling and romantic rivalry are at play in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in this comic masterpiece. Xerxes plans to marry Romilda, but his brother is also in love with her. When a former fiancée vows revenge, entertaining complications abound, all set to Handel’s Baroque musical magic.

Sunday 16 July 2017 06:30 pm

If I Loved You... - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Fantasticks photo

Enjoy star-spangled songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein in a new dramatic revue that explores romantic love, its joys, and its darker side. Enjoy your favorite songs (and some you may not remember!) from landmark musicals.

Wednesday 19 July 2017 07:30 pm

Mozart by Moonlight - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Mozart portrait

A Garden of Operatic Delights
Enjoy an evening of two full acts from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and scenes from other operas, all sung in English. Find yourself immersed in romantic connections and conniptions, starting out in our theater, then moving on in the intermission for wine and moonlit Mozart in a beautiful private gardens just a hundred yards away….

Thursday 20 July 2017 06:30 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

More Information

Thursday 20 July 2017 07:30 pm

Sweeney Todd - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Sweeney Todd logo

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney implements a cunningly murderous solution to boost her business.

Thursday 20 July 2017 08:00 pm

Der Rosenkavalier - Hilda Willis Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Strauss portrait

Richard Strauss revamped his famous score for Der Rosenkavalier in 1926 to accompany an otherwise silent movie of the story directed by Robert Wiene. This is a rare opportunity to see—and hear—an amazing musical-historical curiosity, rediscovered in 1974 after years of neglect.

Thursday 20 July 2017 10:30 pm

Free Cabaret - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Following select performances, members of our Young Professional Artists Program let down their hair, pick up a microphone, and sing some of their favorite songs. Free Cabaret performances take place in the Cabaret Lounge, where you'll enjoy light opera, Broadway classics, and familiar tunes from the American Songbook.

More Information

Friday 21 July 2017 02:00 pm

Scenes from a Marriage - Hilda Willis Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Presented by Dr. Byran Gilliam
Bryan Gilliam, perhaps the world’s leading authority on the operas of Richard Strauss, presents a lecture on Intermezzo, the composer’s semi-autobiographical opera.

Friday 21 July 2017 07:30 pm

Intermezzo - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Intermezzo logoComic scenes from a marriage take a conductor-husband on tour and his lonely wife to the ski slopes, where a toboggan collision brings her a new ‘friend’ to add to the romantic confusion. Richard Strauss’s somewhat auto-biographical 1923 opera is the fourth in a series of ravishing but lesser-known works by this 20th century master in PFO’s cycle of critically acclaimed Strauss operas, following the company’s celebrated Ariadne on Naxos in 2014, Capriccio in 2015, and The Silent Woman in 2016.


Friday 21 July 2017 10:30 pm

Opening Night Party - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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At Pittsburgh Festival Opera, we love to celebrate the opening of a new production, and invite you to join us at Opening Night Parties immediately following the first performance of each of our mainstage opera and musicals. Visit with friends and meet the cast and crew of each production over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. There might also be a bit of cabaret singing and other unexpected surprises!

More Information   Purchase Tickets

Saturday 22 July 2017 02:00 pm

Sweeney Todd - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Sweeney Todd logo

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney implements a cunningly murderous solution to boost her business.

Saturday 22 July 2017 06:30 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

More Information

Saturday 22 July 2017 07:30 pm

Xerxes - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Xerxes logo

Sibling and romantic rivalry are at play in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in this comic masterpiece. Xerxes plans to marry Romilda, but his brother is also in love with her. When a former fiancée vows revenge, entertaining complications abound, all set to Handel’s Baroque musical magic.

Saturday 22 July 2017 08:00 pm

Strauss Songs - First Unitarian Church, 605 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Enjoy favorite and less well-known Lieder by the late-romantic master, sung by our Young Professional Artists

Saturday 22 July 2017 10:30 pm

Free Cabaret - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Cocktaillogo

Following select performances, members of our Young Professional Artists Program let down their hair, pick up a microphone, and sing some of their favorite songs. Free Cabaret performances take place in the Cabaret Lounge, where you'll enjoy light opera, Broadway classics, and familiar tunes from the American Songbook.

More Information

Sunday 23 July 2017 11:00 am

Brunch and Strauss Piano Recital - Benedum House

Strauss portrait

A delicious brunch followed by scherzi and skizzi performed by pianist Walter Morales in the beautiful ballroom of the Benedum House in Shadyside.

Sunday 23 July 2017 01:00 pm

Pre-Curtain Talk - Cabaret Lounge, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Not so familiar with one of the productions in the summer season? Join members of the creative team for an informative and entertaining Pre-Curtain Talk before the performance, offering musical and dramatic insights into the production. These free sessions don't require a ticket...just arrive one hour before curtain time to join in.

More Information

Sunday 23 July 2017 01:30 pm

Childcare available - Early Childhood Education Room, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Children

We're pleased to offer childcare services provided by state-licensed caregivers during Sunday matinee performances. Young children (ages 2–5) can enjoy oversight and gentle activities, and parents have the opportunity to easily look in on the children during the intermission break

More Information

Sunday 23 July 2017 02:00 pm

Intermezzo - Falk Auditorium, 555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Intermezzo logoComic scenes from a marriage take a conductor-husband on tour and his lonely wife to the ski slopes, where a toboggan collision brings her a new ‘friend’ to add to the romantic confusion. Richard Strauss’s somewhat auto-biographical 1923 opera is the fourth in a series of ravishing but lesser-known works by this 20th century master in PFO’s cycle of critically acclaimed Strauss operas, following the company’s celebrated Ariadne on Naxos in 2014, Capriccio in 2015, and The Silent Woman in 2016.