Presentations & Lectures

Opera Up Close: The Last American Hammer by Peter Hilliard and Matt Boresi

Main (Oakland)

Meet the creative team that nailed The Last American Hammer, composer Peter Hilliard and librettist Matt Boresi. Regularly praised for their “subtlety, humor, charm, and sorrow,” they created this contemporary opera, which Pittsburgh Opera is performing February 22nd through March 1st.

Hear what inspired them to create this work, what the process was like, and more in this lively discussion that will also include Pittsburgh Opera Artistic Administrator Robert Boldin and cast members offering an in-depth look at this opera.


CLP – Main (Oakland) – North Wing Music Room, Second Floor

CLP – Main (Oakland) – North Wing Music Room, Second Floor

4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15213


Main – Music

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