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Pittsburgh: Opera

Pittsburgh Opera: Opera Around Pittsburgh

Below are our Pittsburgh Opera recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, company/venue history and other points of interest in Pittsburgh Art.
 

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh

If opera companies had theme movies, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh’s would undoubtedly be the 1967 Julie Andrews film Thoroughly Modern Millie. Mildred Miller “Millie” Posvar founded the company in 1978—with particular emphasis on emerging singers—following her own distinguished career at the Met. She served as artistic director and vocal coach for more than two decades. Every year Opera Theater honors a distinguished contributor with the Millie Award.

The “thoroughly modern” has been …more…

Pittsburgh Opera

Pittsburgh Opera

The Pittsburgh Opera was founded in 1939, and throughout its history, the company has featured such legends as Luciano Pavarotti, Beverly Sills, and Joan Sutherland in its productions. And with the well-respected Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Program, the Opera is seeing to it that new generations of singers are being trained to become the stars of tomorrow. The Pittsburgh Opera also runs a number of other educational programs, such as …more…