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 2016

Dancing at the Diamond
Horseshoe Ball, 2017.

The Diamond Horseshoe Ball

Saturday, September 28, 2019
The Omni William Penn Hotel

Featuring a cocktail reception, performances by the much-loved Resident Artists of Pittsburgh Opera, live and silent auctions, and dancing through the night, the Diamond Horseshoe Ball is an event to remember.


promotional image for Roses and Thorns fashion show

Join us March 9 for our 2020 fashion show.

Roses & Thorns: A Pittsburgh Opera Fashion Event



Monday, March 9, 2020
Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters

This year, we are partnering with designer Lela RoseChoices Pittsburgh and Studio Booth to present an unforgettable fashionable evening. Learn More.


Maecenas Mask-erade

Join us online June 14th!

Maecenas XXXVI



Sunday, June 14th 7:30 pm
Digital Event (via private link)

Pittsburgh Opera’s 36th annual season-ending fundraising gala, Maecenas XXXVI, is going digital! You are invited to the Maecenas Mask-erade--a completely virtual event that combines many components of in-person Maecenas galas with special surprises we can only bring to you online. Learn More.


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