Des Moines Metro Opera is a nationally recognized progressive opera company that has taken its place among America's leading opera festivals. The company is committed to opera as a living art form, and to that end,
PRODUCES a Summer Opera Festival that offers diverse operatic works at the highest artistic standards;
PROVIDES quality opportunities for American-trained talent in all facets of opera performance, production and administration;
DEVELOPS audiences of all ages through year-round educational programs; and
SERVES Des Moines and the region as a cultural leader through unique community programming and collaborations.
Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 pm
Staging Connections Series
Fleur Cinema and Café
4545 Fleur Drive, Des Moines
Join us for a special screening of the Academy Award winning film Amadeus (1984). The story is a fictionalization of composer Antonio Salieri’s envy and subsequent ruination of the young Mozart, and highlights the opera The Abduction from the Seraglio. The film is rated R and will be introduced by local film critic and opera enthusiast Nick Renkoski.
Saturday, June 27 at 4:30 pm
Prepare to experience the rush of the "Gold West" at Des Moines Metro Opera's Gold Rush Gala, followed by the opening night of Puccini's The Girl of the Golden West!
4:30 pm Cocktails
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Curtain Rises
10:30 pm Outlaws After Party