The Peabody Post

Kevin Puts commissioned by the Minnesota Opera

Kevin Puts, a member of the Conservatory’s Composition Department, was recently commissioned  by the  Minnesota Opera to write an opera, with librettist Mark Campbell, based on the 1962 film The Manchurian Candidate, slated for the 2014-2015 season. The combination of Puts, Campbell, and the Minnesota Opera won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Music for Silent Night.

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