Puts HOW WILD THE SEA premieres with the Miro Quartet

The world-renowned MirĂ³ Quartet and The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra present a program featuring the world premiere of How Wild the Sea, written for string quartet and chamber orchestra by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. Puts, a former Butler School of Music faculty member and long-time colleague of the MirĂ³ Quartet, composed the work as part of a year-long celebration of the centennial of The University of Texas School of Music which begins with this December 2013 concert.

Commissioned by a consortium of orchestras, How Wild the Sea, moves on to Naples Philharmonic for performances the week of February 4, 2014, followed by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra March 31, City Music Cleveland, October 2014, and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in the 2014-15 season.