Pittsburgh Opera's Study Guides are a concise introduction to the opera that includes:

  • Characters
  • Synopsis
  • Biographies
  • Articles related to the historical context of the opera.

Study Guides are posted in PDF format on each opera's main page prior to the opera's opening, and are available on paper at all performances. Additionally, you can download them below as they become available.

2015-16 Season

2016-17 Season

  • La traviata
  • Salome
  • Richard the Lionheart (coming soon)
  • As One (coming soon)
  • Turandot (coming soon)
  • The Summer King - the Josh Gibson Story (coming soon)