Friday, November 11, 2011

Pittsburgh Opera Presents New Year's Eve Gala and Concert

For Immediate Release
November 10, 2011

Debra L. Bell
Director of Marketing and Communications
Office: (412) 281-0912 ext 214

Pittsburgh Opera presents Auld Lang Syne III on New Year’s Eve 2011

What: Pittsburgh Opera’s Auld Lang Syne III, a New Year’s Eve Gala and Concert

When: Saturday, December 31:

6:00 PM VIP cocktail reception with Maestro Walker

7:00 PM dinner in the Grand Foyer

9:00 PM concert in the Music Hall; New Year’s celebration following

Where: Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland: 4400 Forbes Avenue, 15213

Tickets: $75 (concert only) - $500 (VIP package). Call Samuel Badger at 412-281-0912 x 225, or visit

Pittsburgh, PA… A concert of Viennese bonbons with Music Director Antony Walker and the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra anchors this new favorite year-end event in the Pittsburgh social scene. Featuring numbers such as Strauss’s “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” and “Tritsch Tratsch Polka” as well as Lehar’s “Merry Widow Waltz,” the concert showcases the Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists and special guest Danielle Pastin. The evening begins with a VIP cocktail reception, continues with dinner, and concludes with a New Year’s party after the concert, with dancing to the music of Gary Racan and the Studio E Band, all in Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. Tickets start at $75 for concert only. Call Samuel Badger: 412-281-0912 x 225 or visit

Auld Lang Syne III: New Year’s Eve Gala and Concert is generously supported by Dr. and Mrs. George R. White and other Opera benefactors.

Pittsburgh Opera’s 2011-2012 season continues a 73-year tradition of excellence in opera. As part of the Company’s continued efforts to make opera accessible to all members of the community, single tickets for the 2011-2012 season again start at $10, with subscriptions starting at $21.

2011-2012 Season

La traviata October 15, 18, 21, 23

The Pearl Fishers November 12, 15, 18, 20

Hansel & Gretel January 28, 31; February 3, 5

Tosca March 24, 27, 30; April 1, 3

The Abduction from the Seraglio April 28; May 1, 4, 6

Single tickets for as little as $10; Season subscriptions for as little as $21

For ticket information visit our website or call (412) 281-0912

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