Opera in October

Oct 3, 2013

Iowa Public Radio is pleased to announce the return of the Opera in October broadcast series. Now in its second year, this series features performances by the Des Moines Metro Opera, the University of Iowa's Opera Theatre, and the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Broadcasts will be every Saturday at 7 p.m. and every Sunday at noon during the month of October. The complete schedule of broadcasts is listed below, and more information on each performance will be available in the "At the Opera with IPR" section of the Iowa Public Radio website each week before the broadcast.

Saturday 10/5 and Sunday 10/6: Des Moines Metro Opera presents Gounod's Romeo and Juliet,  recorded Summer 2013

Saturday 10/12 and Sunday 10/13: Des Moines Metro Opera presents Britten's Peter Grimes, recorded Summer 2013

Saturday 10/19 and Sunday 10/20: Des Moines Metro Opera presents Richard Strauss' Elektra, recorded Summer 2013

Saturday 10/26 and Sunday 10/27: University of Iowa Opera Theatre presents Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito, recorded May 2013

Saturday 11/2 and Sunday 11/3: Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre presents Puccini's La Boheme,  recorded January 2013