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Dec 16, 2013

The Minnesota Opera's Silent Night arrives on the small screen

Posted by Valerie Nahmad

Opera leaps from the stage to the screen this month as The Minnesota Opera's performance of Silent Night airs on PBS stations throughout the country.

Based on a true story, the opera tells the story of a group of Scottish, French and German officers defy their superiors and negotiate a Christmas Eve truce during World War I. Tenor William Burden stars as the soldier whose voice inspired peace among adversaries


The opera is playing in its entirety on PBS stations throughout the month of December. Click here to view the complete schedule & make sure to set your DVR.

The Minnesota Opera is a Knight Arts grantee, click here to learn more about the Company's innovative work.

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