Des Moines Metro Opera is a nationally recognized progressive opera company that has taken its place among America's leading opera festivals. The company is committed to opera as a living art form and to that end,
- Produces Summer Opera Festival that offers diverse operatic works at the highest artistic standards;
- Provides quality opportunities for American-trained talent in all facets of opera performance, production and administration;
- Develops audiences of all ages through year-round educational programs; and
- Serves Des Moines and the region as a cultural leader through unique community programming and collaborations.