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.
Featuring the 2014 OPERA Iowa Troupe
Join the Des Moines Opera Guild Chapter for their first ever ARIAS IN DES MOINES concert, featuring the 2014 OPERA Iowa singers. Arias and Musical Theatre selections will be featured. Adults are $25 and Students $10 and will be held at the First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Ave, Des Moines. Please join us for the concert as well as a reception following the event. click here to purchase tickets!
Winter Spring Tour: February 3 – April 18, 2014
In its 27-year history, OPERA Iowa has served as a primary vehicle for music education by introducing opera to over 750,000 children and adults throughout Iowa, ten surrounding states and even China and Japan!
Book your Spring 2014 Performances now!
April 10, 2014
Dead Man Walking Film Showing
April 10 – 7:00pm
Fleur Cinema and Café
4545 Fleur Drive, Des Moines
Join Des Moines Metro Opera for a special presentation of the Academy Award winning film Dead Man Walking (1995) that is based on the same book that inspired the opera. Starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon. This film is rated R and will be introduced by local film critic and DMMO Marketing & Communications Director Nick Renkoski.