2012

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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2012 - The 40th Festival...
2012 - The 40th Festival Season

Season 40 Program

Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart
Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart
Leporello, servant to Don Giovanni Rod Nelman
Don Giovanni, a licentious nobleman Michael Mayes
Donna Anna, betrothed to Don Ottavio Marjorie Owens
The Commendatore, father of Donna Anna Stefan Szkafarowsky
Don Ottavio, a nobleman Matthew Plenk
Donna Elvira, a lady from Burgos Brenda Harris
Zerlina, a peasant girl Zulimar López-Hernández
Masetto, a peasant Edward Hanlon

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Tim Ocel

La Rondine - Giacomo Puccini
La Rondine - Giacomo Puccini
Magda de Civry Joyce El-Khoury
Lisette, her maid Sarah Jane McMahon
Ruggero Lastouc Harold Meers
Prunier, a poet John Viscardi
Rambaldo Fernandez Tony Dillon
Périchaud Alexander Elliott
Gobin Cullen Gandy
Crébillon Isaac Droscha
Yvette Dana Pundt
Bianca Jessie Lyons
Suzy Kristen DiNinno

Conductor Michael Borowitz
Director Dugg McDonough

Eugene Onegin - Pyotr Il'yich...
Eugene Onegin - Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Madame Larina, a widowed landowner Christine Seitz
Tatyana, daughter of Madame Larina Jan Cornelius
Olga, daughter of Madame Larina Elise Quagliata
Filipp’yevna, an old nurse Jane Shaulis
Yevgeny Onegin John Moore
Lensky, a poet Cody Austin
Prince Gremin, a retired general Stefan Szkafarowsky
Zaretsky, a retired officer Tony Dillon
A Captain Alexander Elliott
Monsier Triquet, a Frenchman Trey Costerisan
Guillot, Onegin’s valet Gabriel Gargari

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Kristine McIntyre