1980

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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1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008
2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016


1980 - The Eighth Festival...
1980 - The Eighth Festival Season

Il Trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi
Il Trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi
Ferrando Paul Straney
Count di Luna Robert McFarland
Inez Maria DiPalma
Leonora Susan Godine
Manrico R. Mack Miller
Azucena Anne Larson
Ruiz Charles Garmen

Don Pasquale - Gaetano...
Don Pasquale - Gaetano Donizetti
Don Pasquale Paul Straney
Dr. Malatesta Raymond Hickman
Ernesto Michael Talley
Norina Jennifer Ringo
Notary Rinde Eckert

Ariadne auf Naxos - Richard...
Ariadne auf Naxos - Richard Strauss
The Music Master Raymond Hickman
Major-Domo Thomas Gallagher
The Composer Lester Senter
The Tenor/Bacchus Garry Grive
Zerbinetta Jennifer Ringo
The Prima Donna/Ariadne Stephanie Sundine
The Dancing Master Nicholas Park
Lackey Joseph Guja
Officer Charles Matthew Foerschler
Wig-Maker Stan Blair
Harlekin Wayne Turnage
Brighella Douglas Duncan
Scaramuccio Rinde Eckert
Truffaldino George Hogan
Naiad Debra Dean
Dryad Elizabeth Kiser
Echo Benita Wandel