MANON receives Emmy nomination

Iowa Public Television’s broadcast of Des Moines Metro Opera presents Manon has been nominated for an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy in the Arts/Entertainment division!

Manon (Sydney Mancasola) visits des Grieux (Joseph Dennis) at St. Sulpice; PC: Duane Tinkey

The official nominees from the Arts/Entertainment division are:

14B: Arts/Entertainment – Program

Cheng Khee Chee in Perspective – WDSE-TV

Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon – Iowa Public Television

  • Judy Blank, Producer/Editor
  • Andrea Coyle, Executive Producer/Director
  • Chad Aubrey, Engineer in Charge
  • Julie Knutson, Technical Director
  • Jim Leasure, Audio Engineer
  • David Feingold, Audio Engineer
  • Neal Kyer, Video Engineer/Editor
  • Rick Fuller, Crew Chief/Camera Operator
  • Steve Carns, Camera Operator
  • Phil Blobaum, Camera Operator
  • Scott Faine, Camera Operator
  • Darrin Clouse, Videographer

Fire & Light – Pioneer Public Television

Man on the Moon – Pioneer Public Television

The Jason Show – KMSP-TV

The Lowertown Line: P.O.S – Twin Cities PBS

This is the third year that one of IPTV’s broadcasts of a Des Moines Metro Opera production has been nominated in this category; DMMO’s Le Comte Ory from the 42nd Summer Festival and Jenůfa from the 43rd Season received nominations as well.

Congratulations to the crew at Iowa Public Television for their remarkable work and well-deserved recognition! Bravi tutti! Des Moines Metro Opera is committed to maintaining a strong, collaborative relationship with both Iowa Public Television and Iowa Public Radio while assisting in their mission to inform, enrich and engage Iowans through high quality news and cultural programming.

To congratulate the team that created the broadcast, notes may be sent to:

Justin Beaupre, Director of Programming and Production
Iowa Public Television
PO Box 9450
Johnston, IA 50131-6450

Rosette (Antonia Botti-Lodovico), Javotte (Emma Sorenson), Manon (Sydney Mancasola) and Poussette (Dorothy Gal) at the Hotel Transylvanie; PC: Duane Tinkey
Manon (Sydney Mancasola) and Lescaut (Michael Adams); PC: Michael Rolands
Lescaut (Michael Adams) flirts with a village maid (Aurélie Veruni) in the town square; PC: Michael Rolands

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