The Peabody Post

Denyce Graves to Perform in Terence Blanchard’s Champion at Washington National Opera

denyce-gravesFaculty artist Denyce Graves will portray the mother of Emile Griffith–the closeted gay boxer whose knockout of a homophobic rival in the early 1960s led to unexpected tragedy–in Terence Blanchard’s “opera in jazz” Champion at the Washington National Opera from Saturday, March 4 to Saturday, March 18. Find more information and tickets available here.

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