A prestigious date has been officially added to the St. Louis Symphony's first European tour in 14 years - an appearance at Royal Albert Hall in London for the BBC Proms.
Here is the program for the Sept. 4 show, which is the first time the Symphony will appear at the Proms, though David Robertson has conducted the "Last Night" concert. Christian Tetzlaff is the featured violinist on the tour:
Originally published on Mon April 16, 2012 6:38 pm
New York-based composer and Peabody Institute faculty member Kevin Puts has won the Pulitizer Prize for music with Silent Night, his first opera. The work received its world premiere in November in at Minnesota Opera in St. Paul.
Pulitzer officials described Silent Night as "a stirring opera that recounts the true story of a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and Germans during World War I, displaying versatility of style and cutting straight to the heart."