Photo Credit Ken Howard Last night was the opening night of New Orleans jazz trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard’s first opera CHAMPION, with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Michael Cristofer, and based on the life of prize fighter Emile Griffith. To borrow a sports term, it was a knockout!
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I was invited to attend a performance in a beautiful private home yesterday afternoon of a new song cycle composed by Frederic Chaslain, Santa Fe Opera’s new chief conductor. The songs were a setting of poems by Robert Frost, and were performed by mezzo-soprano Jennifer Holloway who is here this summer for the role of […]