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.