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The Big Blind

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Kurt Elling and Phil Galdston'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 by Kurt Elling and Phil Galdston, their lyrics to music by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, James Newton Howard, Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul, and underscore and arrangements by Guy Barker.

Experience a classic radio-style thriller coming to life.


BBC Concert Orchestra
Guy Barker conductor
Kurt Elling actor, singer
Clarke Peters actor, singer
Dee Dee Bridgewater actor, singer
Ian Shaw actor, singer
Cherise Adams-Burnett actor, singer
Jeff Ward foley artist


Kurt Elling: [with Phil Galdston]: The Big Blind (arr. & underscore Guy Barker) (UK premiere)

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Queen Elizabeth Hall


£12 - £28
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
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