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Information for Yardbird at London Coliseum, West End (Opera or Operetta). In the empty twilight between life and death, saxophonist Charlie Parker composes his final masterpiece, revisiting the inspirations, demons and women who fuelled his creative genius. Set in the famed NYC jazz club Birdland, the opera is as uncompromising in its artistic vision as the "Yardbird" himself. Sung in English with surtitles projected above the stage.
Approximate runtime 90minutes (including any interval).
Performers Lawrence Brownlee (Charlie Parker), Angela Brown (Addie Parker), Rachel Sterrenberg (Chan Parker), Chrystal E. Williams (Rebecca Parker), Will Liverman (Dizzy Gillespie).
Music Daniel Schnyder. Lyrics Bridgette A. Wimberly. Producer Hackney Empire. Company English National Opera. Director Ron Daniel. Design Riccardo Hernandez. Costume Emily Rebholz. Lighting Scott Zielinski. Design David Zimmerman (wig and make up design).



Friday, 9th June 2017 to Saturday, 17th June 2017.
Jun 9, 13, 15, 17 at 19:30. Jun 11 at 17:00
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Yardbird at London Coliseum, West EndQTix Codes:
Listing: L434907329
Production: T365502679
Event: S0429879314
Venue: V376
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