MARK CAMPBELL

LIBRETTIST / LYRICIST

SILENT NIGHT

Based on the 2005 film Joyeux Noël

Screenplay by Christian Carion

COMPOSER: KEVIN PUTS

Silent Night received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

Silent Night was commissioned by Minnesota Opera and co-producer Opera Philadelphia, and opened on November 12, 2011 at the Ordway Theater, St. Paul Minnesota to great critical acclaim and standing-room-only houses for the entirety of its run. The opera is a fictional retelling of the Christmas truces that occurred during the first year of World War I and is sung in English, German, French, Italian and Latin.