Composer D.J. Sparr, 37, during a Washington National Opera rehearsal for "Approaching Ali," an opera based on the book "The Tao of Muhamed Ali," which will be performed at the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center on June 8 and 9. The music was composed D.J. Sparr, a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts who was raised in Carroll County. He lives in Richmond, Va now.
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