1981

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:

1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990
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


1981 - The Ninth Festival...
1981 - The Ninth Festival Season

Tosca - Giacomo Puccini
Tosca - Giacomo Puccini
Floria Tosca Stephanie Sundine
Mario Cavaradossi Garry Grice
Baron Scarpia Forrest Lorrey
Cesare Angelotti Robert McFarland
A Sacristan Edward Bogusz
Spoletta Nicholas Park
Sciaronne Kimm Julian
Jailer John Kuether
Shepherd Boy Leslie Fitzpatrick

The Ballad of Baby Doe -...
The Ballad of Baby Doe - Douglas Moore
Horace Tabor Brian Steele
Augusta Tabor Rose Taylor
Mrs. Elizabeth Doe Jennifer Ringo
Mama McCourt Penny Gallagher
William Jennings Bryan Edward Bogusz
Chester A. Arthur Jeffrey Mosher
Father Chapelle Phillip Burkett
Sarah Victoria Brandt
Mary Mara Dumski
Emily Mary Westbrook-Geha
Effie Barbara Shulze
Sam Charles Matthew Foerschler
Bushy Charles Garmen
Barney Kimm Julian
Jacob Joel Dulyea
Silver Dollar Susan Jacquemot

Lucia di Lammermoor - Gaetano...
Lucia di Lammermoor - Gaetano Donizetti
Normanno Charles Matthew Foerschler
Lord Enrico Ashton Robert McFarland
Raimondo Edward Bogusz
Lucia Claudia Cummings
Alisa Penny Gallagher
Edgardo of Ravenswood Michael Myers
Lord Arturo Bucklaw Jeffrey Mosher