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New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124
The New Orleans Opera's Opéra Nouvelle for Champion: An Opera in Jazz will take place on Friday, March 2 and Thursday, March 8, 2018. This riveting story covers welterweight boxer Emile Griffith, who accidentally killed his rival, Benny “The Kid” Paret during a match.
Composed by New Orleans’ own Terence Blanchard in 2013, the March 2 event will take place at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) and begin at 7 p.m.
A second event will take place on March 8 at Lusher High School at 7 p.m.