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Saturday | 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (encores)

February 12, 2022

Single Tickets: $35 | $30 seniors | $5 children/students (including Fairfield University students)
Quick Center Member: $25/ticket

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$28/ticket with the purchase of 5-7
$27/ticket with the purchase of 8-9
$26/ticket with the purchase of 10

Landmark performance ... A triumph.

—Associated Press

Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones, the second opera from the six-time Grammy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated trumpeter and composer — who is also known for scoring Spike Lee films — makes history this season as the first opera by a Black composer to be performed by the Met. Blanchard's groundbreaking masterpiece weaves together jazz, gospel, and classical styles to tell a powerful story of resilience and self-discovery.

The critically acclaimed production, which also features standout choreography by Camille A. Brown, including a show-stopping step dance in Act III, stars an exceptional cast including baritone Will Liverman and sopranos Angel Blue and Latonia Moore. Don’t miss the landmark production — hailed as “a watershed moment for American opera” by The Washington Post.

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