Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Pgh Opera's Auld Lang Syne Gala and Concert

For Immediate Release      November 15, 2012

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

Pittsburgh Opera rings in 2013 with Auld Lang Syne IV
What:       Pittsburgh Opera’s Auld Lang Syne IV, a New Year’s Eve Gala and Concert

When:       Monday, December 31:
                   6:30 PM VIP cocktail reception with Maestro Walker
                   7:30 PM dinner in the Grand Foyer
                   9:30 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 “Thunder and Lightning Polka” as well as selections from Lehar’sThe Merry Widow and Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, the concert also showcases the Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists. 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 Finesse, all in Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. Pittsburgh Opera Board members Rose M. Kutsenkow and Roseanne Wholey serve as chairs of this year’s event.

Tickets start at $75 for the concert only. The $500 VIP Package includes cocktails, dinner, concert, party, and valet parking. Tables of eight are available for $3500. For information or tickets, call Samuel Badger: 412-281-0912, x 225 or visit
Auld Lang Syne IV: New Year’s Eve Gala is generously supported by Kathy White and other Opera benefactors.

Photo: scenes from Auld Lang Syne III at Carnegie Music Hall on December 31, 2011. Shown are Music Director Antony Walker (background, with orchestra);   front left to right, Resident Artists Stephanie Lauricella, Adam Fry, Alexandra Loutsion, and Suzanne Vinnik. Photo by David Bachman.

Pittsburgh Opera’s 2012-2013 season continues a 74-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 2012-2013 season again start at $10.

2012-2013 Season
Rigoletto October 6, 9, 12, 14, 2012
Don Giovanni November 3, 6, 9, 11, 2012
Il matrimonio segreto January 26, 29; February 1, 3, 2013
Cabaret 2013 February 22, 23, 24, 26, 2013
Madama Butterfly March 16, 19; 22, 24, 2013
La cenerentola April 27, 30; May 3, 5, 2013

Single tickets for as little as $10
Subscriptions for as little as $22
For ticket information visit our website or call (412) 281-0912
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