Opera Philadelphia

A Taste of Opera at Art After 5

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Opera Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Clef Club pay tribute to bebop virtuoso Charlie Parker and preview the World Premiere of the new opera Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a free-form expedition into the mind, heart, and personal purgatory of a musical genius. This Art After 5 presentation combines a jazz ensemble performing some of Bird’s greatest hits with opera singers who will provide a first listen to the music of YARDBIRD by composer Daniel Schnyder and librettist Bridgette A. Wimberly. 

FREE with Museum admission
$20 for adults with discounts for seniors, students, and youth. PMA members and children 12 and under are free.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dates are in 2015.

Fri, May 15 5:45 p.m.

Set 1-5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Set 2-7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

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