Kevin Puts and Joel Puckett On Minnesota Opera’s 2018-19 Season

Faculty artists Kevin Puts and Joel Puckett will have their operas performed in Minnesota Opera’s 2018-19 season. Puts’s opera, Silent Night, will make its return to the company in November, and Puckett’s opera, The Fix, will premiere in March 2019. Both of these operas were commissioned by Minnesota Opera. Silent Night earned Puts the Pulitzer Prize in […]

Lavena Johanson and Melody Giron Will Perform New Work By Julia Wolfe

Lavena Johanson (MM ’13, Cello) and Melody Giron (MM ’14, Cello) will be performing a new work by Julia Wolfe. The piece, Spinning, is for three cellos and voice, and it incorporates multimedia projections. This piece celebrates the act of spinning thread, a craft performed by women that also utilized music to help propel their […]