Special Events

Minnesota Opera’s Silent Night to air at The Dairy
Wednesday, December 19th at 5:30pm

 

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Minnesota Opera’s world premiere production of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night, earned the composer the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music. The production, under the baton of Michael Christie and direction of Eric Simonson recounts the miraculous moment of peace a century ago, the Christmas Eve truce of 1914! Tickets to this exclusive event are $150 with proceeds benefiting the Colorado Music Festival &  Center for Musical Arts. Email Margaret Romero today to pre-register for this event>> romero@comusic.org

SYNOPSIS

War is declared. At a Berlin opera house, the announcement disrupts the careers and personal lives of international opera singers. silent-night-new3-10In a small church in Scotland, it inspires dreams of heroism. In Paris it angers a pregnant wife as her husband takes up arms. With nationalistic songs in the background, the men prepare to leave for war.
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