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CHAMPION

Terence Blanchard’s “opera in jazz” makes its Detroit Opera House debut! Based on the real story of prized fighter Emile Griffith, Champion is a reflection on the boxer’s life as he struggles with regret, prejudice and the fluidity of sexual and societal morality. Featuring opera star Denyce Graves, Champion is a self-reflective work not to be missed.

Production Highlights:

  • Featuring Denyce Graves as Emelda Griffith and Arthur Woodley Emile Griffith
  • “Opera in jazz” composed by jazz musician Terence Blanchard
  • Conductor: Kazem Abdullah
  • Director: James Robinson
March 28 2020

Details

Start: Saturday, March 28
End: Sunday, April 5
Website: Visit Event Website
Cost: $39 - $165

Venue

Michigan Opera Theatre

1526 Broadway Street
Detroit, 48226 United States

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313.237.7464

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