As a principal in the city’s cultural community since 1939, Pittsburgh Opera and its events have developed a reputation for elegance and excitement. 


Dancing at the Diamond Horseshoe Ball 2015

Dancing at the Diamond
Horseshoe Ball, 2015.

The Diamond Horseshoe Ball

Friday, October 9, 2015
The Omni William Penn Hotel

The annual Diamond Horseshoe Ball kicks off the season in grand style. Each year, one lucky guest is selected at random to receive a diamond-encrusted pendant in the shape of a horseshoe to commemorate the evening. 


New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

Pittsburgh Opera supporters ring in the New Year with an elegant evening of dinner, music and celebration on December 31 at Carnegie Music Hall. The tradition returns for 2015! Call 412-281-0912, ext. 225 for more information, or view our complete New Year's Eve webpage.



Resident Artists sing at Maecenas 2016

Resident Artists entertain at Maecenas 2016.

Maecenas XXXII



Saturday, May 14, 2016
Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters

Consistently hailed as one of Pittsburgh's "Top Ten” parties, Pittsburgh Opera's Maecenas Gala is the social event not to miss! Guests were treated to an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing and spectacular entertainment. 

For more information about any of our special event fundraisers, call 412-281-0912, ext. 225.