Denyce Graves as Emelda in "Champion."

Denyce Graves as Emelda in "Champion."

After two decades of performing worldwide, Denyce Graves, the famed Mezzo Soprano comes home to D.C. to star in the East Coast debut of “Champion,” an opera recounting the story of bisexual boxer Emile Griffith. Kojo learns more about Graves, the girl who grew up in Southwest Washington, and the woman who united the country during difficult times through song.


  • Denyce Graves Operatic mezzo-soprano; @denycegraves

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