2011

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


2011 - The 39th Festival...
2011 - The 39th Festival Season

Season 39 Program

La Bohème - Giacomo Puccini
La Bohème - Giacomo Puccini
Marcello, a painter Michael Mayes
Rodolfo, a poet Harold Meers
Colline, a philosopher Benjamin LeClair
Schaunard, a musician Brandon Hendrickson
Benoit, a landlord Tony Dillon
Mimì, a seamstress Jan Cornelius
Parpignol, a toy vendor Obed Floan
Musetta, an entertainer Colleen Daly
Alcindoro, a councilor of state Tony Dillon
Sergeant John Arnold
Customs Officer Brad Walker

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Kristine McIntyre

Don Pasquale - Gaetano...
Don Pasquale - Gaetano Donizetti
Don Pasquale, an aging bachelor Rod Nelman
Dr. Malatesta, his friend John Moore
Ernesto, Pasquale’s nephew Taylor Stayton
Norina, Ernesto’s beloved Zulimar López-Hernández
A Notary, Malatesta’s cousin Carlino John Arnold

Conductor Michael Borowitz
Stage Director A. Scott Parry

Dialogues of the Carmelites -...
Dialogues of the Carmelites - Francis Poulenc
The Marquis de la Force Tony Dillon
The Chevalier de la Force, his son Chad A. Johnson
Blanche, his daughter Jane Redding
Madame de Croissy, Prioress of the Carmelite Convent Sondra Kelly
Madame Lidoine, the new Prioress Brenda Harris
Mother Marie of the Incarnation (Assistant Prioress) Blythe Gaissert
Sister Constance of St. Denis, a very young nun Lindsay Ohse

Conductor David Neely Stage
Director Dugg McDonough