Opera Philadelphia: Charlie Parker’s Yarbird

Tenor Lawrence Brownlee as Charlie Parker sings “My Horn” in the World Premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD
Credit Dominic M. Mercier / Opera Philadelphia
Airs Saturday, November 19, at 12 noon.  This week from Opera Philadelphia we present Charlie Parker’s Yarbird in a Performance at the historic Appolo Theater.  Lawrence Brownlee will take the lead as Charlie Parker. The role of Addie Parker is played by Angela Brown, Chan Parker is played by Emily Pogorelc, Doris Parker is played by Elena Perroni, Rebecca Parker is played by Chrystal E. Williams, Dizzy Gillespie is played by Will Liverman, and De Koenigswarter is played by Tamara Mumford