Pittsburgh Opera To Unveil New Mobile App Functionality During Performances Of ‘La Bohème’

Pittsburgh Opera will introduce a new functionality in the company’s mobile app during upcoming performances of Puccini’s “La Bohème” on Mar. 30 – Apr. 7, 2019 at the Benedum Center. The free mobile app, powered by InstantEncore, was launched back in 2016 in order to “provide patrons with easy access to information about the company’s productions, artists, and events,” according {…}

Q & A: Pittsburgh Opera’s General Director Christopher Hahn On Company’s 80th Anniversary

It all began with five ladies who belonged to Pittsburgh’s Tuesday Musical Club: pianist Virginia C. Byerly; contralto Carolyn Hunt Mahaffey; Priscilla W. Collins; Ruby N. Wickersham; and Marie M. Pease. In 1939, 80 years ago this season, these Founding Five established The Pittsburgh Opera Society, which would become the seventh-oldest opera company in the United States. The first production, {…}