Leah Hawkins in Concert

Sunday, March 19 at 4pm

Leah Hawkins, who delighted DMMO audiences last summer as Serena in Porgy and Bess, will bring her soaring soprano to Des Moines for an afternoon concert that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 19 at 4pm at the beautiful Plymouth Church in Des Moines. Joining Leah at the piano will be Des Moines Metro Opera's own Director of Artistic Administration, Allen Perriello.

Tickets are $25 for adults and FREE for students. Don’t miss your chance to catch this rising star in an intimate setting! 

Artist Biography

A native of Philadelphia, soprano Leah Hawkins will have a series of exciting role and house debuts in the 2022-23 season. She begins the season as the Foreign Princess in Rusalka at Pittsburgh Opera, followed by Ariadne auf Naxos at Arizona Opera. Further debuts include Tosca at Opera Memphis and Santa Fe Opera, and Musetta in La bohème in a return to the Metropolitan Opera. She began the 2021-22 season as Desdemona in 7 DEATHS OF MARIA CALLAS at Opéra national de Paris, returned to the Metropolitan Opera for Fire Shut Up In My Bones, Porgy and Bess, and the Summer Recital Series, appeared at Des Moines Metro Opera, and had a title role debut as Adriana Lecouvreur.

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