Closing Thought – May/Jun 16


Jules Massenet’s “Manon” will showcase elaborate stage design and costumes, along with stellar music and an engaging story. Presented by Des Moines Metro Opera, the show will open June 25 at Blank Performing Arts Center in Indianola (click here to read more).

“It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.” —Bruce Beresford, film director

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