Voyage at Sea Soirée
Voyage at Sea Soirée


2018 Soirée


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 Soirée 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 - Cocktail Hour in the Heinz Hall Garden for Soirée Sponsors
7:00 PM - Voyage at Sea: A Passage to the Mediterranean Concert at Heinz Hall
8:45 PM - Soirée at the Fairmont Pittsburgh featuring Food Stations, Open Bar, Live Music and Dancing

*All Soirée guests will valet at the Fairmont Pittsburgh

Black Tie

Voyage at Sea Soirée Chairs
Casey and Jon Pratkanis

Voyage at Sea Soirée Honorary Chairs
Megan and Adam Bauman

Voyage at Sea Soirée Musician Chairs
Karissa Zadinsky and Thomas Shivone

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


Maestro Sponsors

Reed Smith LLP with Mr. Ronald L. Francis Jr. and Mr. James C. Martin

Combined Gala and Soirée Sponsors

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

Sonata Sponsors

Casey and Jon Pratkanis | Gerald Lee Morosco Architects, PC | Robert Levin & Kerry Bron, MD.

Serenade Sponsors

Alice V. Gelormino | Brian Ashton, Wendy Ashton, Andrea Sweeney, Ronald F. Smutny , Victoria Guscoff | Kevin & Sarah Eddy

Prelude Sponsors

Alexander and Harris Heit | Alece & David Schreiber | Megan and Adam Bauman with Alyssa and Matthew Tokorcheck | Richard Ernsberger, Ling Hong, Leif Johnson Jr., and Dr. Kathryn Vreeland | Susan and Dr. Robert Gluckman | David Onufer & Paul Purdy