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November Brown Bag Concert - Animated Arias

Saturday, November 13, 2021 to Saturday, November 13, 2021

Location: Bitz Opera Factory

Picture Clipping of Animated Aria

A scene from one of the Animated Arias

Pittsburgh Opera's November Brown Bag concert, "Animated Arias", unveils an innovative new partnership between Pittsburgh Opera and Point Park University.

The partnership involves students from the Cinema Arts Department of Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts creating custom animated videos set to opera selections by Pittsburgh Opera.

As part of their spring 2021 Community Animation Project, taught by Assistant Professor David Morrison, Point Park students collaborated with Pittsburgh Opera to select arias and duets of well-known operas. The students then designed, created, and refined six unique animated video shorts to bring the music to life in new, exciting ways.

All six video shorts will be shown to the public for the first time, accompanied by live performances of the opera music by Pittsburgh Opera's Resident Artists, at Pittsburgh Opera’s November 13 concert “Animated Arias”. The free event will take place at Bitz Opera Factory at 2425 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District at noon. The concert is free, but registration is required

The animated shorts feature music from operas such as Carmen, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville, and more.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required - get the full details on our COVID Protocols webpage

Register here

If you need a handicapped parking spot, please either call Sue Solito at 412-281-0912 ext. 100 or email her. Handicapped parking reservations are due by 4:00 PM Friday, November 12th.

Natural Awakenings Magazine is the official media sponsor of Pittsburgh Opera Brown Bag Concerts.