Met Live at Collins Center: “Champion”
Saturday, May 13, 2023 @ 1:00 pm$25 adults; $20 seniors; $10 students
The Collins Center for the Arts will host a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Champion” on Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m.
Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after his “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” triumphantly premiered with the company to universal acclaim in 2021. Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portrays Griffith’s older self, haunted by the ghosts of his past. Soprano Latonia Moore is Emelda Griffith, the boxer’s estranged mother, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe is the bar owner Kathy Hagan.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for students.
For more information, visit www.collinscenterforthearts.com.