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

Available online until June 21st!

Maecenas XXXVI



Sunday, June 14th 7:30 pm

Facebook Red Carpet (Watch now!)
Digital Event (via private link)

Pittsburgh Opera’s 36th annual season-ending fundraising gala, Maecenas XXXVI, went digital this year! The Maecenas Mask-erade was a completely virtual event that combined many components of in-person Maecenas galas with special surprises we could only bring to you online.

Miss out on the fun? Our gala is still available online until June 21st! Learn More.


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