Voyage at Sea Gala
Voyage at Sea Gala


2018 Gala


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will open the 2018-2019 season with a spectacular evening, Voyage at Sea: A Passage to the Mediterranean on Saturday, September 15, 2018. One of the most beloved and celebrated singers of our time, soprano Renée Fleming will join our world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in an unforgettable one-time-only concert led by our revered Music Director Manfred Honeck. The proceeds from the Gala fund extensive education and community engagement initiatives and help ensure the Orchestra's continued artistic excellence. Don't miss out on this one-night only black tie event!

Saturday, September 15, 2018
5:30 PM - Valet and Cocktail Hour in the Heinz Hall Garden
7:00 PM - Premium Seats to the Voyage at Sea: A Passage to the Mediterranean Concert
8:45 PM - Gala Dinner and Dessert Reception catered by the Duquesne Club with Music Director Manfred Honeck in Heinz Hall

Black Tie

Voyage at Sea Gala Chairs
María and André Heinz

Voyage at Sea Gala Honorary Chairs
Angela and Mike DeVanney
Ginny and Dick Simmons

Please contact Dawn McWilliams (412.392.4830 or or Bryan Abbott (412.392.6070 or for reservation questions, mobility concerns, or information about the benefits of purchasing a Gala sponsorship.

Combined Gala/Soirée Sponsors

Vivian & Bill Benter | Ginny & Dick Simmons | Ann & Chris Donahue

Diamond Sponsors

| Juergen & Lori Mross

Platinum Sponsors

upmc-healthplanHirtle, Callaghan & Co. | Susan & Roy Dorrance | The Heinz Endowments

Gold Sponsors

Cynthia Bognar | Amy & Sean Sebastian | Steelershefron-tillotsonhighmark

Silver Sponsors

crystal deloittefederatedLinda & Anthony Bucci | Angela & Mike DeVanney | Diana Reid & Marc Chazaud | Dorothy & Ron Chutz | Mark Flaherty & Mary McKinney Flaherty/ Flaherty & O’Hara PwC | James & Ellen Walton