Select Page

Day: April 7, 2017

Hackney Empire presents The European première of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

Yardbird is a jazz-infused chamber opera by Daniel Schnyder that tells the story of the great bebop pioneer who revolutionised the world of jazz music, with libretto by award-winning African American poet Bridgette A Wimberly and the orchestra from English National Opera. The production is directed by Ron Daniels and the conductor will be Clark Rundell.

Read More