Donate today and share your voice.

Since 1978, Pittsburgh Festival Opera has enthralled audiences in the greater Pittsburgh region.
Your tax-deductible contribution allows us to stage opera of the highest quality, to provide education and outreach programs to the community at large, and provide Pittsburgh with a summer festival of breathtaking live performances.
Your gift goes directly toward the artistic and education programs that make the Pittsburgh Festival Opera one of the premiere musical experiences in Western Pennsylvania.

Support the festival

through the Opera’s Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund help the Opera maintain a balanced budget each year and help us on our mission of providing epic stories and intimate experiences.

Benefits for donors

Donors take center stage at Pittsburgh Festival Opera. Annual Fund donors receive a variety of benefits, and members of Marianne Cornetti’s Artistic Director Council are entitled to additional perks that will enhance your experience during the season and beyond, including:

SUPPORTER
(<$100)

  • Name in program

FRIEND
($100-$499)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher

BENEFACTOR
($500-$999)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher
  • Invitation to Death by Aria

OVATION SOCIETY
($1,000-$2,999)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher
  • Invitation to Death by Aria
  • Invitation to a masterclass

ENCORE SOCIETY
($3,000-$9,999)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher
  • Invitation to Death by Aria
  • Invitation to a masterclass
  • Invitation to a dress rehearsal

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE
($10,000-$24,999)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher
  • Invitation to Death by Aria
  • Invitation to a masterclass
  • Invitation to a dress rehearsal
  • Pre-festival dinner with Marianne Cornetti

TRUSTEE’S CIRCLE
($25,000+)

  • Name in program
  • Companion ticket voucher
  • Invitation to Death by Aria
  • Invitation to a masterclass
  • Invitation to a dress rehearsal
  • Pre-festival dinner with Marianne Cornetti
  • Custom Backstage experience

Marianne Cornetti’s Artistic Director Council

Artistic Director’s Council members are part of an exclusive circle of patrons that enjoy special perks and intimate gatherings with Artistic Director Marianne Cornetti. Artistic Director’s Council Members make a three-year commitment to donate at least $5,000 per year. Join the Artistic Director’s Council and help Pittsburgh Festival Opera build a foundation for a sustainable future.

Members of the Artistic Director’s Council receive all of the aforementioned donor benefits and receive additional unique benefits commensurate with their annual level of support.

Individual giving

One-time Contribution

Your one-time gift will support the wide range of activities conducted by Pittsburgh Festival Opera, including education programs, production support, and community outreach efforts.

Reoccurring Contribution

A recurring monthly gift to Pittsburgh Festival Opera is a convenient and affordable way to express your passion for innovative opera. By making a regular monthly gift, you play a vital role in helping us to bring the highest quality opera to the stage and engaging opera-based education initiatives to the classrooms. The amount may be adjusted at any time. Your first payment will be processed at checkout.

Pittsburgh Festival Opera would like to thank our current donors.

Your generosity and support is appreciated!

For more information or to donate by phone, please contact Roxy MtJoy, Director of Institutional Advancement, at 412.621.1499 or rmtjoy@pittsburghfestivalopera.org.