Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Billy Budd | Creating Billy Budd

Sep 29, 2017  | 5 min  | 2017

Billy Budd is considered to be one of opera’s most grandly scaled masterpieces. Des Moines Metro Opera’s production re-creates life on board a British man-o-war.

“We needed a set that was going to feel very open and really draw the audience in as though they were sitting on the deck of the ship.” - Kristine McIntyre, Stage Director