2016

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


2016 - The 44th Festival...
2016 - The 44th Festival Season

Falstaff - Giuseppe Verdi
Falstaff - Giuseppe Verdi
Sir John FalstaffWayne Tigges
FentonJack Swanson
Dr. CaiusChris Carr
BardolfoRyan Connelly
PistolaMatthew Scollin
Mrs. Alice FordKelly Kaduce
Ford, Alice’s husbandEdward Parks
Nannetta, their daughterDeanna Breiwick
Mistress QuicklyMaria Zifchak
Mrs. Meg PageMegan Marino
Host at the GarterGretchen Krupp
Robin, Falstaff’s pageCameron Bennington

ConductorDavid Neely
Stage DirectorTomer Zvulun

Manon - Jules Massenet
Manon - Jules Massenet
Manon LescautSydney Mancasola
PoussetteAshly Neumann
JavotteEmma Sorenson
RosetteAntonia Botti-Lodovico
Chevalier des GrieuxJoseph Dennis
Count des Grieux, his fatherJulien Robbins
Lescaut, Manon’s cousinMichael Adams
Guillot de Morfontaine, a noblemanBrian Frutiger
Brétigny, a tax farmerTroy Cook
InnkeeperSpencer Reichman
Two GuardsmenLee Steiner
Nathaniel Mattingly
A MaidAurélie Veruni
A SacristanChris Carr
SergeantChristian Sanders
Street PerformersDeborah Giddings
Steve Giddings
Rebecca Mauritz

ConductorDavid Neely
Stage DirectorKristine McIntyre

Orphée et Eurydice -...
Orphée et Eurydice - Christoph Willibald Gluck
OrphéeJennifer Johnson Cano
Eurydice, his wifeSusannah Biller
AmourCree Carrico
DancersJillian Foley
Isaac Lerner
Megan McCarthy
Tariq Mitri

ConductorDavid Neely
Stage DirectorChas Rader-Shieber

Winterreise - Franz Schubert
Winterreise - Franz Schubert
BaritoneDavid Adam Moore

PianoDavid Neely
Production DesignGLMMR

Location: Des Moines Art Center

Galileo Galilei - Philip Glass
Galileo Galilei - Philip Glass
Older GalileoChris Carr
Younger GalileoTroy Cook
Pope Urban/Cardinal BarberiniTony Dillon
SimplicioMatthew Scollin
Cardinal 1/Oracle 1Bryan Pollock
Cardinal 2Reuben Walker
Cardinal 3/PriestConor McDonald
Servant/Oracle 2Spencer Reichman
Maria CelesteAshly Neumann
Duchess ChristinaEmily Tweedy
Scribe/Maria MaddalenaMelisa Bonetti
SalvatiReuben Lillie
Sagredo/EosCree Carrico
Marie de' MedicisAndrea Baker
Child GalileoCameron Bennington

ConductorMichael Sakir
Stage DirectorOctavio Cardenas

Location: Science Center of Iowa