Many singers own aria books compiled by Dr. Larsen (and he plays the piano on the accompaniment CDs for these books). No Data Available. Simpson College Storm Schedule 2020. Members of the Simpson opera and theatre faculties announced Tuesday that they are joining forces to create Simpson Productions. We offer programs which prepare students for … Des Moines Opera was founded by Dr. Robert Larsen, who located it on the campus of Simpson College (Indianola, IA, 15 miles from Des Moines). Simpson College’s theatre, opera and musical theatre collaboration recently announced its 2020-21 season, which will take a new virtual format in light of COVID-19. The opera serves as the 2020-21 season-opener for Simpson Productions, the college’s theatre, opera and musical theatre collaboration. Tickets may be reserved online at no charge, although donations are welcome. 172 personas estuvieron aquí. Donate. Add to Calendar. "-Chicago Tribune. Dr. Larsen teaches at Simpson College and still directs the Des Moines Opera. "For the past 45 years, the Des Moines Metro Opera has produced an annual festival that is among the oldest and most enterprising summer opera fests in the nation. Simpson College with its faculty and collaboration with Des Moines Metro Opera gives the students real life opera experience, not just as a singer, but as a stage manager, set designer, costume designer, make-up artist, director, chorus master, and the list could go on forever. About Simpson College Mission & Philosophy History & Traditions Our Campuses President’s Office Faculty and Staff Offices & Resources Contact Us Admission & Aid Apply to Simpson College Tuition & Aid Visit Simpson College Pote Theatre is also home to the Des Moines Metro Opera., powered by the Localist Community Event Platform Simpson College has announced their theatre, opera, and musicals schedule for the 2020-21 season, putting on six productions in a variety of genres. Jared Campbell of Marietta will be part of the performance, “Prospera’s Island: An Operatic Fantasia,” at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. Pote Theatre is located in the Blank Performing Arts Center and holds numerous theatre, music, and opera events thoughtout the year. The Lauridsen Family Foundation is … The Simpson College Opera and Theatre Simpson will merge next year to create the collaborative program, Simpson Productions, according a press release associate professor of music Bernard McDonald sent to students Wednesday. ... Tickets Phone: 515-961-6221 Order Online. About Simpson College Mission & Philosophy History & Traditions Our Campuses President’s Office Faculty and Staff Offices & Resources Contact Us Admission & Aid Apply to Simpson College Tuition & Aid Visit Simpson College They also announced the schedule … NCAAF News.