Ms. Gartland's 2021-2022 season features a series of workshops followed by an exciting world premiere at 
Des Moines Metro Opera as Rose in Kristin Kuster's and Mark Campbell's A Thousand Acres in July 2022.

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AS LISA  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

Lisa

The Queen of Spades

Des Moines Metro Opera

Tchaikovsky anticipated the 20th century with this surreal masterpiece about obsession and psychosis, qualities given all the more power juxtaposed with the elegant milieu and music of its 18th century setting. Gherman parlays his love for the young aristocrat Lisa into a life-and-death wager, confronting the aged Countess, known as the Queen of Spades. Ms. Gartland returns to Des Moines Metro Opera in her role debut as Lisa.

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Rose

A THOUSAND ACRES

Des Moines Metro Opera

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jane Smiley, A Thousand Acres is a modern retelling of Shakespeare's King Lear set on a farm in Iowa in the late 1970s told from the point of view of Ginny, the oldest of three daughters. After multiple workshops, Ms. Gartland returns to Des Moines Metro Opera to debut the role of Rose in the World Premiere of Kristin Kuster's and Mark Campbell's A Thousand Acres.

World premiere July 

2022