Met Opera in HD: Champion (Terence Blanchard)
April 29 @ 12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
Pre-opera talk with Dr. Andrew Shryock, 12 PM
Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after his Fire Shut Up in My Bones triumphantly premiered with the company to universal acclaim in 2021. Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portrays Griffith’s older self, haunted by the ghosts of his past.
Tickets: $32, $29, $20