BASS PERFORMANCE HALL COUPONS IN 2013
$45.00 for $100.00 - "silent Night": Pulitzer Prize-winning Opera Recounts Wwi Christmas Eve Cease-fire
Based on the French film Joyeux Noel , this 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera follows a band .. read moreof soldiers during the historical Christmas Eve cease-fire of 1914 among German, French and Scottish forces fighting in World War I. While meager holiday rations are shared, troops bury their dead to a chorus of Christmas songs. Silent Night is a sobering glimpse into a fleeting moment of peace amidst one of the bloodiest wars in modern history. Featuring multiple languages and a cinematic score, this national co-production mixes the traditional and contemporary to create a deeply affecting and exciting work of art. The performance is sung in English, German, French, Italian and Latin, with English and Spanish translations projected above the stage.