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Upcoming Productions
Arizona Opera (Mar. 1-10, 2019)

Past Productions
Minnesota Opera (Nov. 2011 - premiere)
Opera Company of Philadelphia (Feb. 2013)
Fort Worth Opera (May 2014)
Cincinnati Opera (July 2014)
Wexford Festival Opera (Oct.-Nov. 2014)
Calgary Opera (Nov. 2014)
Lyric Opera of Kansas City (Feb.-Mar. 2015)
Opera de Montreal (May 2015)
The Atlanta Opera (Nov. 5-13, 2016)
Michigan Opera Theatre (Nov. 12-20, 2016)
Opera San Jose (Feb. 11-26, 2017)
Piedmont Opera (Oct. 2017)
Glimmerglass Festival (Jul. 15 - Aug. 23, 2018)
UBC Opera (No. 3-9, 2018)
The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre (Nov. 9-11, 2018)
Minnesota Opera (November 10-18, 2018)
Washington National Opera (Nov. 10-25, 2018)
Opera North (Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2018, UK Premiere)
Buffalo Opera Unlimited (Nov. 30 and Dec. 2, 2018)
Austin Opera (Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2019)

Music by Kevin Puts. Libretto by Mark Campbell. Based on the 2005 film Joyeux Noël, directed by Christian Carion and produced by Nord-Ouest Production.

Past Productions
Chicago Opera Theater (Feb. 10-18, 2018)
Opera Philadelphia (Sep. 14-23, 2017 - World Premiere)

Music by Kevin Puts. Libretto by Mark Campbell. Based on the novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree by Peter Ackroyd

Past Productions
Minnesota Opera (March 2015 - World Premiere)
Austin Opera (Sep. 17, 2016)

Music by Kevin Puts. Libretto by Mark Campbell. Based on the novel by Richard Condon.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Indianapolis Symphony
Silent Night Elegy
Krzysztof Urbański, conductor
Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
Purchase Tickets and more information: indianapolissymphony

 

May 18, 2019
Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Network
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Evanston, IL
Purchase Tickets and more information: northwestern.edu

 

July 18, 2019
The International Double Reed Society
Moonlight
Concert Hall at The School of Music
University of South Florida
Tampa Bay, FL
Purchase Tickets and more information: idrs.org

 

July 19—21, 2019
Tanglewood Learning Institute O'Keeffe Weekend [ Full Schedule ]
Explore artistic partnerships, the creative process, and the influence of place on art in conjunction with the world premiere of Kevin Puts’ The Brightness of Light—an orchestral song cycle based on the letters of Georgia O’Keeffe and her husband Alfred Stieglitz. Includes welcome breakfast and Friday and Saturday lunches.
Renée Fleming, Soprano
Linde Center Studio E and Cindy’s Café, Shed, Ozawa Hall
Lenox, MA
Purchase Tickets and more information: bso.org

 

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm
Tanglewood Learning Institute O'Keeffe Weekend
Genesis of The Brightness of Light — Kevin Puts, composer
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts chronicles the genesis of his new work, beginning with a detailed exploration of correspondence between Georgia O’Keeffe and her husband Alfred Stieglitz and culminating in the world premiere of this orchestral song cycle.
Linde Center Studio E
Lenox, MA
Purchase Tickets and more information: bso.org

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 1 pm
Tanglewood Learning Institute O'Keeffe Weekend
Evolution of an Artist — Kevin Puts, composer
You’ve heard from Kevin about his latest work, join us for lunch to discover more about his evolution from creator of chamber music and orchestra scores, to opera librettist and composer. Lunch is provided.
Cindy’s Café
Lenox, MA
Purchase Tickets and more information: bso.org

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 8 pm
Tanglewood
Renée Fleming, Soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
The Brightness of Light (World Premiere; BSO co-commission)
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
Purchase Tickets and more information: bso.org

 

August 2-17, 2019
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
Miró Quartet
New Work (World Premiere)
Eastsound, WA
Purchase Tickets and more information: oicmf.org

 


Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8 pm
The Santa Fe Opera
Renée Fleming, Soprano
Letters from Georgia
The Crosby Theatre
Santa Fe, NM
Purchase Tickets and more information: santafeopera.org

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Virelai (World Premiere)
Stéphane Denève, conductor
Powell Hall, St. Louis, MO
Purchase Tickets and more information: slso.org

 

October 12, 2019
Oregon Mozart Players
How Wild the Sea
Eugene, OR
Purchase Tickets and more information: oregonmozartplayers.org

 

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1 pm

Renée Fleming, Soprano
Colorado Symphony
Brett Mitchell, conductor
The Brightness of Light (Colorado Premiere)
Boettcher Concert Hall
Denver, CO
Note: This performance includes visual accompaniment with three large screens suspended in the concert hall. Limited seating.
Purchase Tickets and more information: coloradosymphony.org

 

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