Terence Blanchard’s “Champion” Triumphs at The Met
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Terence Blanchard’s “Champion” Triumphs at The Met

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Terence Blanchard’s opera Champion is a unique blend of jazz and classical music, featuring a powerful libretto and stunning choreography. The opera tells the inspiring true story of Emile Griffith’s journey through discrimination, adversity, and triumph. With an exceptional score and Latonia Moore’s outstanding soprano voice as Emile Griffith’s estranged mother, Champion is a testament to Blanchard’s genius and ability to create a cohesive and emotionally-charged work of art.
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