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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


  • OPERA Iowa Touring Troupe

    February 9 - April 24, 2015
    For 29 years OPERA Iowa has created magic -- in rural schools, city classrooms, "cafetoriums," community centers, concert halls and gymnasiums -- offering nearly 750,000 young people and adults a quality arts experience today while building new enthusiastic audiences for opera tomorrow. One of the most innovative programs of its kind in the country, this successful 13-week regional arts education tour features comprehensive study guides and curriculum-based education workshops as well as performances designed especially for young people. The eight-member OPERA Iowa Troupe are young professionals whose sole goal is to captivate their audiences. Don't wait any longer to book your school residency or community evening concert!

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  • Sydney Mancasola in Concert

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    The Des Moines Chapter of the Des Moines Metro Opera Guild invites you to a concert and reception featuring soprano Sydney Mancasola. A DMMO star who sang the role of Countess Adele in Le Comte Ory last season. Sydney will perform Bellini, Debussy, Bizet, Manon, Puccini and other selections.

    Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students, and can be ordered here or at the DMMO Box Office by calling (515) 961-6221. click here to purchase tickets

    You won't want to miss this opportunity to be a part of an exceptional event!

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  • Arias in Indianola

    Sunday, March 8, 3:00 pm
    Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 200 South Howard, Indianola

    The Indianola Chapter of the Des Moines Metro Opera Guild invites you to an afternoon of music from the 2015 OPERA Iowa troupe, singing your favorite arias and musical theater selections.

    Open to the Public

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