Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for his debut opera Silent Night, Kevin Puts has been hailed as one of the most important composers of his generation. Critically acclaimed for a richly colored, harmonic, and freshly melodic musical voice that has also been described as “emotional, compelling, and releva...
Born: September 25th, 1906, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 9th, 1975, Moscow, Russia
Duration: 2 minutes
This light-hearted romp comes from a larger work by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Moscow, Cheryomushki is a satirical three-part operetta set in a housing project in southwest Moscow. It premiered on Janu...
Born: December 27th, 1907, Winterswijk, Netherlands
Died: July 27th, 1978, Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 18 minutes
Conductor and composer, Willem van Otterloo was born in Winterswijk, Netherlands and died in Melbourne, Australia. After studying medicine for a time, he went to the Amsterdam Conservatory where he studi...