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Member Face2Face Mixer: Pittsburgh Opera/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

When: March 28, 2023

Where: The Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Join fellow Pittsburgh Technology Council members for a unique evening at the Pittsburgh Opera, with Pittsburgh Cultural Trust! This special iteration of our PTC Member Face2Face Mixer series will feature an opening networking reception for PTC members and Pittsburgh Opera and Pittsburgh Cultural Trust staff including light food and beverage. At 6:00 PM, there is a pre-opera talk to learn background information for the show, Il Trovatore. Attendees must purchase a discounted admission ticket to the opera beginning at 7:00 PM (link will be provided soon). During intermission, PTC members can continue exclusive networking. After the show, attendees can join the Meet the Artists event.

For more information on the show, click here

Music by Giuseppe Verdi, with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano • March 25, 28, 31 & April 2, 2023, at the Benedum Center

Revenge is a dish best served hot.
Verdi’s Il Trovatore is an epic tale of love and sacrifice, deception and revenge.

Manrico and the Count di Luna, on opposite sides of a civil war in 1400s Spain, don’t know they are actually brothers. Both are in love with Leonora; she loves Manrico and spurns the Count’s advances. 

Azucena is the tormented woman who raised Manrico. Years ago, the Count’s father killed Azucena’s mother. Azucena swore to avenge her mother’s death, and will do whatever it takes to punish the Count and his family.

After the Count captures Azucena, Manrico attempts to rescue her. When Manrico himself is then captured, Leonora tells the Count she will give herself to him in exchange for Manrico’s freedom. But Leonora and Azucena each have deadly tricks up their sleeves, and are determined to have the last laughs.

Pittsburgh Opera is proud to present Verdi’s sweeping, majestic opera Il Trovatore for the first time since 1999.

Antony Walker conducts; Daniel Rigazzi directs. 

When: March 28, 2023

Where: The Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

5:45-6:45 PM - Registration & Networking
6:00 PM - Pre-Opera Talk
7:00 PM - Optional discounted admission to opera: Il Trovatore
Intermission - Optional Networking
Post-Show: Optional Meet the Artists event

To register,  please contact
Cost: PTC Members Only* // Ticket price is $20.00
*This event is designed for Pittsburgh Technology Council members only.  If you're not sure if your company is a member, or would like more information on joining the PTC, please contact Shelby Mastovich at

Contact Information:
For registration questions - Megan Colf, Director of Special Events and Programs,
For sponsorship questions - Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising,
For membership questions - Hannah Moran-Funwela, Membership Success Manager,