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International opera star Simon Estes returns home to say goodbye

Thursday, June 16, 2022

International opera star Simon Estes returns home to say goodbye  Des Moines Metro Opera hosts Mr. Estes’ final operatic performance in honor of the company’s 50thanniversary season  Indianola, IA –...

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Dr. Naomi André to serve as Scholar-in-Residence during 2022 Festival Season

Monday, May 9, 2022

Indianola, IA – Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) names Dr. Naomi André as Scholar-in-Residence for the 2022 summer festival season. The residency is made possible through a Humanities Iowa Grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.  André is...

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The Wine, Food & Beer Showcase returns to downtown Des Moines on April 28

Monday, April 11, 2022

Des Moines, IA — Des Moines Metro Opera’s annual food and beverage fundraiser, the Wine, Food & Beer Showcase, will be held on Thursday, April 28 at the downtown Des Moines Marriott from 5:00-8:00pm. Featuring over...

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Groundbreaking production of Mozart's The Magic Flute kicks off DMMO's 50th Season

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Groundbreaking production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute kicks off Des Moines Metro Opera’s 50th Anniversary SeasonTwo performances: March 5-6 at the Des Moines Civic Center with the Des Moines Symphony in the pitLeadership funding...

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Des Moines Metro Opera names Allen Perriello as Director of Artistic Administration

Monday, January 3, 2022

Photo by Karli Cadel Photography Indianola, IA — Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) announced today that Allen Perriello has been named to the position of Director of Artistic...

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