1983

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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2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016


1983 - The 11th Festival...
1983 - The 11th Festival Season

Cavalleria Rusticana - Pietro...
Cavalleria Rusticana - Pietro Mascagni
Santuzza Fredda Rakusin
Lucia Debra Lynn
Alfio Robert McFarland
Turiddu Garry Grice
Lola Rebekah Kirtley

I Pagliacci - Ruggiero...
I Pagliacci - Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Canio Garry Gice
Nedda Carol Gutnecht
Tonio Robert McFarland
Beppe Barrington Coleman
Silvio Vernon Hartman
Tadzio Roger Bethard

The Merry Widow - Franz Lehar
The Merry Widow - Franz Lehar
Hanna Glawari Lisë Karlsson
Danilo Danilovitch Vernon Hartman
Valencienne Joneva Kaplan
Camille de Rosillon William Livingston
Baron Zeta David Kline
Cascada Richard Harper
St. Brioche Robert Lesh
Bogdanovich David McShane
Kromov Gerard Edery
Pritchitch David Price
Nitch Roger Bethard
Sylviane Beth Wallace
Olga Patricia Lott
Praskovia Karen Kreider

The Daughter of the Regiment -...
The Daughter of the Regiment - Gaetano Donizetti
Marquise de Berkenfield Anne Larson
Marie Erie Mills
Dutchess of Krackenthorp Fredda Rakusin
Sulpice David Kline
Tonio Carroll Freeman
Hortensius David McShane