Opera Up Close provides an in-depth look at the upcoming production, with the artists that make them happen. Unless otherwise noted, they take place at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters in the Strip District, at 2:00 PM on Sundays before the opening of each production.

Admission to Opera Up Close is $5, or free to members of FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera, New Guard and donors at $50+.

Opera Up Close schedule for 2019-20:

Please note that the Opera Up Close event for The Last American Hammer is being folded into the FRIENDS of Pittsburgh Opera Speaker Series event on Sunday, Feb. 16th at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main branch, 4400 Forbes Ave in Oakland. Learn more about that event.

Maestro Antony Walker speaks at a recent Opera Up Close event. 
Maestro Antony Walker speaks at a 2017 Opera Up Close event at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.