2015

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


2015 - The 43rd Festival...
2015 - The 43rd Festival Season

The Abduction from the...
The Abduction from the Seraglio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Belmonte, a Nobleman Ben Bliss
Konstanze, a Spanish lady, Belmonte’s betrothed Amanda Woodbury
Blonde, Konstanze's English maid Ashley Emerson
Pedrillo, servant of Belmonte Jonathan Blalock
Osmin, overseer of the Pasha’s country house Matt Boehler
Pasha Selim David Adam Moore
Chorus of Janissaries, Guards

Conductor Dean Williamson
Stage Director Chas Rader-Shieber

The Girl of the Golden West -...
The Girl of the Golden West - Giacomo Puccini
Minnie Alexandra LoBianco
Jack Rance, sheriff Kristopher Irmiter
Dick Johnson/Ramerrez, a bandit Jonathan Burton
Nick, a bartender at the Polka saloon Steven Sanders
Ashby, a Wells Fargo agent Christopher Job
Sonora Joshua Jeremiah
Trin George Ross Somerville
Sid Evan Ross
Bello Tyler Alessi
Harry Lee Steiner
Happy Zachary Owen
Joe John Robert Lindsey
Larkens Andrew Potter
Billy Jackrabbit, a Red Indian Brent Michael Smith
Wowkle, his squaw Kristen DiNinno
Jake Wallace, a traveling camp minstrel Brandon Hendrickson
José Castro, one of Raerrez’s band César Méndez-Silvagnoli
The Pony Express Rider Benjamin Schaefer

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director David Gately

Jenůfa - Leo¡ Jan...
Jenůfa - Leoš Janáček
Grandmother Buryjovka, a retired mill owner and now housekeeper Joyce Castle
Kostelnička Buryjovka, a widow and her daughter-in-law Brenda Harris
Jenůfa, stepdaughter of Kostelnička Sara Gartland
Laca Kelmeň, half-brother to Števa Richard Cox
Števa Buryja, grandson of Grandmother Buryjovka Joseph Dennis
Foreman (at the mill) Joshua Jeremiah
Jano, a herdboy Brittany Fouché
Barena, servant girl at the mill Rachel Blaustein
Herdswoman Morgan Earle
Mayor Kristopher Irmiter
Mayor’s Wife Mary Creswell
Karolka, their daughter Shannon Prickett

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Kristine McIntyre

Three Decembers - Jake Heggie
Three Decembers - Jake Heggie
Madeline Mitchell Janice Hall
Charlie Keith Phares
Bea Emily Pulley

Conductor David Neely
Stage Director Kristine McIntyre

Location: Temple Theatre at the Temple for Performing Arts

Rappaccini's Daughter - Daniel...
Rappaccini's Daughter - Daniel Catán
Beatriz Zulimar López-Hernández
Rappaccini David Adam Moore
Giovanni Mackenzie Whitney
Baglioni Steven Sanders
Isabela Melisa Bonetti

Conductor Dean Williamson
Stage Director Octavio Cardenas

Location: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden