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Peace amidst war in opera at Glimmerglass

Aug 11, 2018

One of the operas on stage at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, NY this year is the Pulitizer Prize-winning Silent Night – based on a true story of a legendary cease-fire during World War I.  Composer Kevin Puts spoke with WXXI's Mona Seghatoleslami for a preview of this moving opera. 

You can hear an extended interview with Kevin Puts here.

Musical examples in the feature are courtesy of Minnesota Opera. Thanks also to Unision Media for helping to make this story happen.