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A statement from the General & Artistic Director regarding COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

UPDATE (4/7/2020) We are family at Des Moines Metro Opera. A family of artists, donors, volunteers and audience members who understand the value of shared artistic experiences....

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DMMO Announces Grand Opening of The Lauridsen Opera Center

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Photo by Mark Davitt/Indianola Independent Advocate INDIANOLA, IA (June 24, 2019) — Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) is pleased to announce completion of The Lauridsen Opera Center, a...

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DMMO Announces Casting Update for Candide

Monday, June 3, 2019

Indianola, IA – Des Moines Metro Opera announces a casting update for the upcoming production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. Bass-baritone Kyle Albertson will assume...

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Des Moines Metro Opera Announces Staff Transitions

Thursday, May 2, 2019

(seated from L-R: Ellen Diehl, Timothy McMillin; standing from L-R: Michael Egel, Adam Bogh) Indianola, Iowa - Des Moines Metro Opera announced today that Ellen Diehl of...

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Des Moines Metro Opera Announces Additional Performance of Bon Appétit!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  Indianola, IA — Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) General and Artistic Director Michael Egel announced today that an additional performance of Lee Hoiby’s Bon...

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