2013

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
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2013 - The 41st Festival...
2013 - The 41st Festival Season

Romeo and Juliet - Charles...
Romeo and Juliet - Charles Gounod
Juliette Sara Gartland
Roméo Jason Slayden
Frère Laurent Jeffrey Tucker
Mercutio Craig Verm
Stéphano Sarah Larsen
Capulet Tony Dillon
Tybalt, nephew of Lady Capulet Heath Huberg
Gertrude Susan Shafer
The Duke Kyle Albertson
Paris, a young count Christopher Scott
Grégorio, servant to Capulet Kenneth Stavert
Benvolio, nephew of Montague Stefan Barner

Conductor Kostis Protopapas
Stage Director Linda Ade Brand

Peter Grimes - Benjamin...
Peter Grimes - Benjamin Britten
Peter Grimes, a fisherman Roger Honeywell
Boy (John) his apprentice Zachary Koeppen
Ellen Orford, a widow, school mistress Sinead Mulhern
Captain Balstrode, retired merchant/skipper Todd Thomas
Auntie, landlady of the Boar Susan Shafer
Niece 1 - main attractions of ‘The Boar’ Sara Ann Mitchell
Niece 2 Dana Pundt
Bob Boles, fisherman and Methodist Corey Bix
Swallow, a lawyer Jeffrey Tucker
Mrs. Sedley, a widow Kathryn Day
Rev. Horace Adams, the rector George Somerville
Ned Keene, apothecary and quack Craig Verm
Hobson, a carter Kyle Albertson

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Kristine McIntyre

Elektra - Richard Strauss
Elektra - Richard Strauss
Elektra, Agamemnon’s daughter Brenda Harris
Chrysothemis, her sister Julie Makerov
Klytemnästra, their mother Joyce Castle
Her Confidante Emily Holsclaw
Her Trainbearer Lindsey Anderson
A young servant David Margulis
An old servant Brad Baron
Orest, son of Agamemnon Philip Horst
Orest’s Tutor Tony Dillon
Aegisth, Klytemnästra’s paramour Corey Bix
An overseer Megan Cullen
1st Maid Kathryn Day
2nd Maid Jill Phillips
3rd Maid Sarah Larsen
4th Maid Cassie Glaeser
5th Maid Rebecca Krynski

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Dugg McDonough