György Ligeti's surreal opera Le Grand Macabre was the hit of the New York Philharmonic's 2009-2010 season, in a semi-staged production that featured Barbara Hannigan (left) as Gepopo and Anthony Roth Costanzo as Prince Go-Go. Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Kevin Puts' Pulitzer-winning opera recounts a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and German troups during World War I. Michal Daniel/Minnesota Opera hide caption

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Listen: Prolgue & Act 1

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Troy Cook (left) as Father Palmer and John Robert Lindsey as Jonathan Dale in the Minnesota Opera production of Silent Night, which won composer Kevin Puts the Pulitzer Prize for music. Michal Daniel/Minnesota Opera hide caption

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Kevin Puts Wins Music Pulitzer For World War I Opera 'Silent Night'

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The Emerson Quartet play Beethoven at the Savannah Music Festival. From left: Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, David Finckel and Lawrence Dutton Frank Stewart /Savannah Music Festival hide caption

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Beethoven's String Quartet Of Transcendence

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Daniel Hope occupies his time performing, recording, writing, shooting videos and running music festivals. Frank Stewart /Savannah Music festival hide caption

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Daniel Hope: A Renaissance Man In Savannah

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Guitarist Milos Karadaglic appeared in recital at the Savannah Music Festival. Frank Stewart/Savannah Music Festival hide caption

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Milos Karadaglic And The Power Of A Dusty Old Guitar

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