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Yale Baroque Ensemble performs “musique de chambre” Dec. 8

YBE_2013-14The Yale School of Music will present the Yale Baroque Ensemble on Sunday, December 8, 2013. Directed by faculty member Robert Mealy, the ensemble will perform a concert of elaborate and virtuosic music of the French Baroque. The performance begins at 3 pm in Morse Recital Hall, located in Sprague Hall at 470 College Street, New Haven.

The program features Couperin’s great last large-scale chamber work, “L’Imperiale” from Les Nations. Also on the program are brilliant sonatas by Leclair, Barrières, and others.  MORE

Published November 13, 2013
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New York Times: ‘Silent Night,’ Pulitzer Winner, to Air on PBS

New York Times
By Allan Kozinn

[Photo of Kevin Puts]

“Silent Night,” the opera by Kevin Puts that won the Pulitzer Prize for music in 2012, will have its television premiere on Dec. 13, when PBS broadcasts a performance by the Minnesota Opera, recorded during the work’s world-premiere run in 2011.

Mr. Puts based his opera on Christian Carion’s screenplay for the 2005 film “Joyeux Nöel,” which is based on an incident during World War I in which Scottish, French and German soldiers negotiate a Christmas truce and share their provisions and personal stories. The opera’s libretto, by Mark Campbell, is in English, German, French, Italian and Latin.

The Minnesota Opera commissioned the work with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, which performed it in 2013.


Published November 13, 2013
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Office of Career Strategies presents panel discussion Nov. 19



The Office of Career Strategies announces its next career event: a panel discussion among YSM alumni that will take place Tuesday, November 19 at 10:30am.

The four YSM alumni on the panel will speak about entrepreneurship and how they created successful careers after studying at Yale. There will be opportunities for audience questions, as well as time to meet the panelists after the event.

Space is limited, so interested students should RSVP early.

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Published November 13, 2013
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