Mick Foster

Saxophones ∙ Composer

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Yardbird - English National Opera

  • Hackney Empire 291 Mare Street London, England, E8 1EJ United Kingdom (map)

Hackney Empire and English National Opera present the European Premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a jazz-infused chamber ‘be-bopera’ by Daniel Schnyder with libretto by award winning African-American poet Bridgette A. Wimberly. In the empty twilight between life and death, saxophonist Charlie Parker composes his final masterpiece, revisiting the inspirations, demons and women who fueled his creative genius.

Earlier Event: June 4
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Later Event: June 10
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