Silent Night won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2012 and has been capturing the hearts of opera audiences around the world. Loosely based on events from World War I, Silent Night depicts a spontaneous cease-fire between French, Scottish and German soldiers on Christmas Eve, 1914. Sung in the multiple languages of its characters. This production is derived from the 2005 French film, Joyeux, Noel.
Music by Kevin Puts
Libretto by Mark Campbell, based on the 2005 film Joyeux Noël
Premiere: St. Paul, Minnesota, 2011
Running time: About 2:25 (including intermission)
Sung in English, German, French, Italian and Latin with projected English subtitles.
Sat. Nov. 12 7:30 p.m., Wed. Nov. 16 7:30 p.m., Sat. Nov. 19 7:30 p.m., Sun. Nov. 20 2:30 p.m.