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Chicago, IL

Champion Tickets

A new opera about a boxer who is haunted by guilt.
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About Champion

Lyric Opera of Chicago welcomes Champion, the first opera written by composer Terence Blanchard. Based on a true story and featuring a libretto by Michael Cristofer; the drama unfolds in what composer Terence Blanchard calls “an opera in jazz.” Welterweight boxer Emile Griffith is tortured by the complex realities of his life: decades-long guilt from defeating a challenger in the ring, who died from Griffith’s blows; and desperately conflicted feelings regarding his own sexuality.

Run time

2h 45m (incl. one intermission)

Start date

January 27th, 2024

End date

February 11th, 2024

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Venue

Lyric Opera House - Chicago

20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, USA, 60606
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