Legends in the Limelight, Featuring Danielle Pastin, soprano

Legends in the Limelight

Featuring Danielle Pastin, soprano

Pittsburgh Festival Opera welcomes some of the world’s most powerhouse voices for intimate concerts that bring opera to life for audiences right here in Pittsburgh.


Sunday, November 10 |  3 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2040 Washington Rd.

  • General Admission $55
  • Young Professional (45 and under) $40
  • Student (with valid ID) $15
  • Reception $25

About the Legend

Danielle Pastin, soprano

Praised by Opera News as having “one of the most sheerly beautiful voices on the scene today,” soprano Danielle Pastin continues to earn critical acclaim for her engagements across the country. Recent performances include a debut with Opera Colorado as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, the reprisal of the role of Micaela in Carmen at Pittsburgh Opera, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Palm Beach Opera as well as Cio-Cio-San in Madame Butterfly with Virginia Opera and Knoxville Opera.

Past engagements include Nedda in Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera; Masha in Enemies, A Love Story with Kentucky Opera; Countess Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with Pittsburgh Opera, Syracuse Opera and Opera Maine as well as the world premieres of Robert Paterson’s Three Way at Nashville Opera and at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Ben Moore’s Enemies, A Love Story (Masha) at Palm Beach Opera; Henry Mollicone’s Gabriel’s Daughter (Lucinda) at Central City Opera; and Markus Fagerudd’s Free Will (Gazardiel) at Savonlinna Opera Festival. Highlights of Pastin’s additional performance credits include her 2011 Metropolitan Opera debut in The Queen of Spades (Masha); the Met’s production of Carmen (Frasquita) in 2012 and 2013; the East Coast premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Grapes of Wrath (Rosasharn), Cosi fan Tutte (Fiordiligi), Otello (Desdemona), and Le Nozze di Figaro (Countess Almaviva) with Pittsburgh Opera; La bohème (Mimì) at Royal Albert Hall, Santa Fe Opera, Manitoba Opera, Nashville Opera, and Arizona Opera; The Pearl Fishers (Leila) with Toledo Opera; Die Fledermaus (Rosalinda) with Opera Naples; The Merry Widow (Hanna) with Pensacola Opera; Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio San) and Carmen (Micaëla) with Northern Lights Opera Festival; Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) and Pagliacci (Nedda) with Austin Opera; Otello (Desdemona), La traviata (Violetta), La bohème (Mimì), and Le nozze di Figaro (Countess) with Syracuse Opera; and I Capuleti e i Montecchi with Annapolis Opera (Giulietta).

For more information, visit daniellepastin.com.