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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


  • 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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  • Jenůfa Director’s Insights

    Sunday, April 26 at 1:30 pm
    Staging Connections Series
    Lecture and Design Presentation

    Des Moines Art Center – Levitt Auditorium
    4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines
    Admission: Free

    Stage Director Kristine McIntyre (Peter Grimes, Eugene Onegin, Dead Man Walking) will lead a discussion and preview of the opera Jenůfa, including its themes and the designs for Des Moines Metro Opera’s production.

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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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