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The Big Blind

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's noir-inspired jazz audio drama.

Set in mid 20th-century Chicago, this radio-style drama with music charts the trials and tribulations of a young jazz singer.

The gripping tale features original compositions and lyrical adaptations of songs by Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, Joe Jackson and Charles Mingus, all re-imagined by Elling.

Experience a classic thriller coming to life.


BBC Concert Orchestra
Guy Barker conductor
Ian Shaw singer


Kurt Elling: The Big Blind (arr. Guy Barker) (UK premiere)

Dates & times

31 Jan 2020
Approximate run time: 120 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Queen Elizabeth Hall


£12 - £28
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£12, £18, £28


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