Pittsburgh Opera invites you to celebrate our triumphant return to the theater and the opening of our 2021-2022 Season! The Return to Magic is an exciting 4-part program that begins in September with Team Fundraising and concludes in late October with two dynamic events.

Diamond Horseshoe Dinner
Saturday, October 30th
6pm to 8:30pm


The Diamond Horseshoe Dinner builds on the legacy of Pittsburgh Opera’s famous Diamond Horseshoe Ball. Featuring live opera performances and top-shelf wining and dining at the Terrace Room of the Omni William Penn Hotel.

Magic & Spirits
Saturday, October 30th
9pm to 1am


The Magic & Spirits costume party hosted by the Pittsburgh Opera New Guard at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, features custom cocktails from local craft distilleries, a plethora of Pittsburgh’s best food trucks, live music and dancing.

Team Fundraising


Opera lovers throughout the city come together in Team Fundraising to support Pittsburgh Opera’s return to the theaters. Make a gift or join a team and play a role in restoring our region’s arts community.

Virtual Auction


Our virtual auction is coming soon. Pre-register now to get updates when the fun goes live! Bid on your new favorite thing at our Virtual Auction filled with fun, fabulous items from October 25th through October 30th.

If you are interested in a corporate sponsorship of a team fundraising team click here!

Click here for sponsorship opportunities for Magic and Spirits.

We will be following whatever the relevant local/state/CDC guidelines are at the time. We recognize that the COVID-19 situation could continue to evolve between now and Oct. 30th. But rest assured, we will continue to go out of our way to ensure our patrons are safe and have fun.

Email Christine Brondyke, Manager of Corporate Development and Special Events with questions concerning The Return to Magic.

Return to Magic is brought to you by our sponsors UPMC, PNC, Giant Eagle and Highmark