Met Live in HD: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Saturday, October 23 - 12:55 PM


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NEW PRODUCTION/ MET PREMIERE

Terence Blanchard / Libretto by Kasi Lemmons
Live Performance Broadcast

Sung in: English

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir. The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. James Robinson and Camille A. Brown—two of the creators of the recent production of the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess—co-direct this new staging, live in cinemas on October 23. Baritone Will Liverman, one of opera’s most exciting young artists, stars as Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue as Destiny/Loneliness/Greta and Latonia Moore as Billie.



Location

215 E. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Event Type
Film

Organization

The Paramount Theater

Date / Time

Saturday, October 23, 2021
12:55 PM - 3:40 PM

Contact

Name:
Paramount Theater Box Office
Phone:
(434) 979-1333
Email:
boxoffice@theparamount.net
More Info:
https://www.theparamount.net/event/met-fire-shut-up-in-my-bones/