Champion (Metropolitan Opera)

Champion (Metropolitan Opera)

Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after hisFire Shut Up in My Bonestriumphantly 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. 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 takes the podium for Blanchard’s second Met premiere, also reuniting the director-and-choreographer team of James Robinson and Camille A. Brown

 

Book Tickets

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Venue: Stamford Arts Centre, Theatre

Price: £20 (£18)

Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes

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