A woman with a witch's nose holds a woman close to her while singing and holds a candycane with a man hooked at the end of it who is trying to escape
The Student Matinee performance of Hansel & Gretel, November 2018

Students of all ages are fascinated and enthralled by the grand spectacle of opera. Pittsburgh Opera provides exciting opportunities for students to learn more about opera.


Pittsburgh Opera has live performances for opera lovers of all ages. Pittsburgh Opera's 83nd season will include five operas at three different venues. 

  • The Magic Flute, Benedum Center, November 6th-14th, 2021                         
  • The Rose Elf, Bitz Opera Factory, January 22-30, 2022
  • In A Grove, Bitz Opera Factory, February 19th-March 3rd, 2022
  • Carmen, Benedum Center, March 26th-April 3rd, 2022
  • Blue, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, April 23rd-May 1st, 2022

The subject matter of these operas is appropriate for Middle School and High School students, who are welcome to watch these opera performances. To learn more about the opera, attend and receive materials from the corresponding Workshop for Educators.