Lyric Opera of Chicago is proud to present the Chicago premiere of “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” a new opera from six-time Grammy Award winner Terence Blanchard and Kasi Lemmons, based on the memoir by New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow. Read More.
Terence Blanchard dares listeners to journey through the world of jazz. Read More.
Following the composer’s milestone “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” this season, the company will stage his earlier “Champion” in 2023. Read More.
The announcement comes on the heels of a very successful run of “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” which opened the company’s 2021-22 season. Read More.
For the Met, Blanchard plans to revise portions of the score, and Cristofer will be fine-tuning the libretto. Read More.
The Metropolitan Opera will present its premiere of Terence Blanchard’s first opera, “Champion,” about closeted gay boxer Emile Griffith, in April 2023 following the success of the composer’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” on the opening night of this season. Read More.
For the couple, supporting the arts and artists, as well as education, is second nature. Read More.
The Metropolitan Opera in New York opened its 2021-2022 season with a production by jazz trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard. Read More.
The new release by trumpeter, composer and educator Blanchard comes soon after he lit up the press for his opera, Fire Shut Up In My Bones, which stands as the first work by a Black composer to be performed at the Metropolitan Opera house in it 134-year history. Read More.
The opera by jazz great Terence Blanchard is based on the memoir of columnist Charles Blow. Read More.