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.
UCLA faculty member strikes emotional chord in Grammy-nominated tribute album – Daily Bruin
Terence Blanchard dares listeners to journey through the world of jazz. Read More.
More Terence Blanchard Coming to Met Opera After Success of ‘Fire’ – New York Times
Following the composer’s milestone “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” this season, the company will stage his earlier “Champion” in 2023. Read More.
Metropolitan Opera to Present Premiere of Terence Blanchard’s ‘Champion’ – Opera Wire
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.
The Metropolitan Opera to Present Company Premiere of Terence Blanchard’s CHAMPION – Broadway World
For the Met, Blanchard plans to revise portions of the score, and Cristofer will be fine-tuning the libretto. Read More.
Met Opera to present Blanchard’s ‘Champion’ in April 2023 – Yahoo News
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.
St. Charles Avenue Activists of the Year 2021: Robin Burgess & Terence Blanchard – St. Charles Avenue Magazine
For the couple, supporting the arts and artists, as well as education, is second nature. Read More.
Terence Blanchard’s opera: “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” – CBS News
The Metropolitan Opera in New York opened its 2021-2022 season with a production by jazz trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard. Read More.
Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective And The Turtle Island Quartet, Absence – Offbeat
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.
Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ makes movie debut Saturday – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The opera by jazz great Terence Blanchard is based on the memoir of columnist Charles Blow. Read More.