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Seattle Opera.

Yardbird

Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks

Feb. 22-Mar. 7, 2020

McCaw Hall

Free Admission for All Ticketholders

Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. Whether this is your first time seeing the opera, or you're a seasoned aficionado wanting to experience it through a new and different lens, you'll enjoy this journey inside the music and behind the scenes.

Speakers will be announced closer to the performances.

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, February 22, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 2/22/2020 6:30:00 PM 2/22/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Sunday, February 23, 2020 1:00 PM         
Add to Calendar 2/23/2020 1:00:00 PM 2/23/2020 1:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 2/26/2020 6:30:00 PM 2/26/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Saturday, February 29, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 2/29/2020 6:30:00 PM 2/29/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:00 PM         
Add to Calendar 3/1/2020 1:00:00 PM 3/1/2020 1:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 3/4/2020 6:30:00 PM 3/4/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Friday, March 6, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 3/6/2020 6:30:00 PM 3/6/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall

Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:30 PM         
Add to Calendar 3/7/2020 6:30:00 PM 3/7/2020 6:30:00 PM America/Vancouver Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks Charlie Parker's Yardbird Pre-Performance Talks McCaw Hall Want to make the most of your evening at the opera? Join us in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall 60 minutes before each opera performance for an enlightening and engaging presentation on the opera: the story, the music, the history, and more. The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life as he struggles to complete one last masterpiece. McCaw Hall