New Broadcast Season of "Arias in April" Begins April 2

Mar 28, 2016

Iowa Public Radio’s Arias in April program is back with a month of exciting Iowa-produced operas. Our series features the Des Moines Metro Opera’s 43rd festival season and productions by Simpson College Opera and the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre.

DMMO's "Girl of the Golden West"
Credit Courtesy of DMMO

For five weeks, listeners can tune in on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 11 p.m. to enjoy a different production each weekend of Iowa Public Radio’s Arias in April. Check IPR’s broadcast schedule below for program details. Iowa Public Radio’s Arias in April begins with Des Moines Metro Opera’s production of Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Des Moines Metro Opera

Mozart’s Abduction: April 2-3

Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West: April 9-10

Janáček’s Jenůfa: April 16-17

Simpson College Opera

Cavalli’s La Calisto: April 23-24

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre

Mozart’s Don Giovanni: April 30-May 1