Monday, April 16, 2012

“Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts” by Kevin Puts [And Mark Campbell], commissioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on Nov. 12, 2011

The stage of an opera house,
a village church, an apartment in Paris,
a battlefield in Belgium near the French
border on and near Christmas Day, 1914.

The opera is sung in English, German, French, Italian, and Latin.

Since 2006, Mr. Puts has been a member of the composition department at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.


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