1978

Production History
In its 42 year history, Des Moines Metro Opera has presented 130 productions of 72 different opera titles. Below are links to repertory and casting archives for each other those seasons, as well as poster art and photographic imagery:

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1978 - The Sixth Festival...
1978 - The Sixth Festival Season

La bohème - Giacomo Puccini
La bohème - Giacomo Puccini
Marcello Robert McFarland
Rodolfo Evan Bortnick
Colline Edward Bogusz
Schaunard Gershon Silins
Benoit Doug Duncan
Mimì Olivia Buckley
Musetta Susan Godine
Alcindoro David Orcutt
Parpignol Richard Denton

The Consul - Gian Carlo...
The Consul - Gian Carlo Menotti
John Sorel Harlan Foss
Magda Sorel Carol Stuart
The Mother Anne Larson
Secret Police Agent Robert McFarland
The Secretary Jacqueline Thomson
Mr. Kofner Edward Bogusz
The Foreign Woman Diana Toscano
Anna Gomez Susan Godine
Vera Boronel Elizabeth Kiser
The Magician Doug Duncan
Assan James Meade

Carmen - Georges Bizet
Carmen - Georges Bizet
Don José Michael Talley
Zuniga Edward Bogusz
Morales Gershon Silins
Carmen Cynthia Munzer
Micaëla Olivia Buckley
Frasquita Diana Toscano
Mercédès Elizabeth Kiser
Escamillo Harlan Foss
El Dancaïro Robert McFarland
El Remendado Rinde Eckert
Lillas Pastia Thomas Gallagher