History is being made tonight at New York’s Metropolitan Opera: For the first time in 138 years, the eminent company will present an opera by a Black composer. Read More.
New Orleans’ Terence Blanchard makes his Metropolitan Opera debut – Times Picayune | NOLA.com
‘It feels otherworldly’. Read More.
The Creative Forces Behind Fire Shut Up in My Bones – The Metropolitan Opera
Composer Terence Blanchard discusses his new opera, alongside author Charles M. Blow, librettist Kasi Lemmons, production co-directors James Robinson and Camille A. Brown, Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and baritone Will Liverman. Read More.
Terence Blanchard, the Met’s First Black Composer, Sees Opera for More People – Bloomberg
The multi-Grammy award-winning performer and creator says, “This is the highest form of musical theater that I’ve ever experienced.” Read More.