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DES MOINES METRO OPERA INC
MISSION STATEMENT

OUR MISSION
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.

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  • Le Comte Ory 2014
  • Dead Man Walking 2014
  • Le Comte Ory 2014
  • La Traviata 2014
  • Dead Man Walking 2014
  • La Traviata 2014
  • Dead Man Walking 2014
  • Le Comte Ory 2014
  • Romeo and Juliet 2013
  • Elektra 2013
  • Peter Grimes 2013
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors 2013
  • Elektra 2013
  • Romeo and Juliet 2013
  • Eugene Onegin 2012
  • La Rondine 2012
  • Eugene Onegin 2012
  • La Rondine 2012
  • Don Giovanni 2012
  • La Bohème 2011
  • Don Pasquale 2011
  • Dialogues of the Carmelites 2011
  • La Boheme 2011
  • Don Pasquale 2011
  • Susannah 2010
  • Macbeth 2010
  • The Marriage of Figaro 2010
  • Susannah 2010
  • Der Freischütz 2009
  • A Masked Ball 2008
  • Regina 2008

featured projects


  • Stars of Tomorrow

    Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 pm
    Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University

    Apprentice Artists and Festival Orchestra members present duets and ensembles. Tickets include a dessert reception following the concert.

    $25, adults
    $10, students

    Tickets available at the door, on-line or by calling the box office at 515-961-6221

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  • Chamber Music Concert

    Sunday, July 5 at 7:30 pm
    Lekberg Hall, Simpson College

    Members of the festival orchestra perform selections from classical and contemporary works.

    Free

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  • Warren County Appreciation Event

    Saturday, July 4 at noon
    Special offer for those living or working in Warren County.

    Noon Picnic Lunch
    2:00 pm Curtain rises on The Girl of the Golden West

    $20
    includes meal, drink and ticket to performance

    Limited Seats Available

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