Virginia's Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Jan. 8 - Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up In My Bones"

Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Metropolitan Opera

Performance from October 23, 2021

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The New York Times praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “bold and affecting” and “subtly powerful.”

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Will Liverman (Charles), Angel Blue (Destiny/Loneliness/Greta), Latonia Moore (Billie)