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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


  • AMADEUS Screening

    Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 pm
    Staging Connections Series
    Fleur Cinema and Café
    4545 Fleur Drive, Des Moines
    Admission: $5

    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.

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  • Gold Rush Gala

    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

    Tickets: $125

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