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 Postponed

Check back for more information.

Maecenas XXXVI



Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters

The season-ending Maecenas fundraising gala will not be taking place on May 9th as originally scheduled. Pittsburgh Opera is currently assessing potential options for rescheduling or modifying it. Further information about Maecenas will be released as it becomes available and will be posted online. 


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