The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Terence Blanchard, Libretto by Michael Cristofer

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Live Broadcast

Terence Blanchard, Libretto by Michael Cristofer

Champion

The Met Opera HD Live Broadcast

When Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones opened the Met’s 2021–22 season to universal acclaim, it marked a historic moment in the annals of the company. Now, the six-time Grammy Award–winning composer’s first opera arrives at the Met. 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. Soprano Latonia Moore is Emelda Griffith, the boxer’s estranged mother, and mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe is the bar owner Kathy Hagan. Yannick Nézet-Séguin is again on the podium for Blanchard’s second Met premiere, and director James Robinson—whose productions of Fire and Porgy and Bess brought down the house—oversees the staging. Camille A. Brown, whose choreography electrified audiences in Fire and Porgy, also returns.

Estimated Run Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

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Date

Saturday, Apr 29th, 2023

Time

12:55 pm

Cost

Adult - $28 (includes fee); Senior - $26 (includes fee); Student - $23 (includes fee); Child (12 & Under) - $20 (includes fee)

Location

The Friedman Auditorium
130 W. College Ave. State College, PA

Onsale Info

Member Presale:

July 18, 2022 12:00 pm

Public Sale:

July 20, 2022 12:00 pm
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