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Ensemble Una Voce in concert, December 8
Pittsburgh Opera Head of Music Glenn Lewis and friends present a concert of Brahms, Ravel, and more. FREE, but RSVP requested. More...
Next Brown Bag concert: December 14
Join us for another FREE Brown Bag concert as we continue our 75th anniversary season! Read more.
FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera's Holiday Brunch is Dec. 15
Meet fellow FRIENDS members and opera lovers at the Holiday Brunch, featuring the Resident Artists in performance. Get more information.
Opera Up Close: DARK SISTERS: Sunday, January 12
Renée Fleming in recital, February 18 at Carnegie Music Hall
Gift subscriptions now available
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Our annual Holiday Brown Bag concert is December 14!
Join us for a special family-friendly Holiday Brown Bag concert on Saturday, December 14 at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters! Read more.
Pamina's father (Oren Gradus), soon to be revealed as Sarastro on the stage, welcomes everyone to Pamina's name-day party. Photo by David Bachman.
Prince Tamino (Sean Panikkar), finding himself in a strange land, encounters a monster. Photo by David Bachman.
Queen of the Night (Audrey Luna) is heartbroken and bitterly angry that Sarastro has abducted her daughter Pamina. Photo by David Bachman.
Three Ladies in service to the Queen of the Night (RAs Samantha Korbey, Nicole Rodin and Jasmine Muhammad) send Tamino and Papageno (Sean Panikkar, Craig Verm) to find Pamina. Photo by David Bachman.
Papageno (Craig Verm) makes sure that Pamina (Layla Claire) is the real deal, checking eye color, hair color, and prettiness by a portrait in his hand. Photo by David Bachman.
Tamino (Sean Panikkar) questions the Speaker of the Temple (Resident Artist Joseph Barron) as to where Sarastro is hidden. Photo: David Bachman
Tamino (Sean Panikkar) is protected from the wild animals by the magic flute. Photo by David Bachman.
Monostatos (RA Daniel Curran) and his henchmen (members of PIttsburgh Opera Chorus), bent on capturing Pamina, turn into sweethearts when they hear the magic bells. Photo by David Bachman.
Papageno (Craig Verm, right) tries in vain to follow Tamino into the temple, but the First Priest (Christopher Toeller) isn't having it. Photo by David Bachman.
Monostatos (RA Daniel Curran) plots to seduce the sleeping Pamina (Layla Claire), even after being told by the Queen of the Night to leave her alone. Photo by David Bachman.
Pamina (Layla Claire) cannot go through with the murder of Sarastro ordered by her mother, and surrenders the dagger to Sarastro himself (Oren Gradus). Photo by David Bachman.
Papageno (center, Craig Verm), receives kisses from the ladies of the household (members of the Pittsburgh Opera Chorus) when he says he's looking for a wife. Photo by David Bachman.
Pamina and Tamino (Layla Claire and Sean Panikkar) come through the fire trial successfully, with the magic flute to protect them. Photo by David Bachman.
The Three Spirits (Amanda Joos, Rebecca Belczyk, Kaitlin Very) bring Papageno his mate Papagena (RA Meredith Lustig). Photo by David Bachman.