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Douglas Adams

Bach The Time Traveller

Fri 13 Apr 2018
Classical

Douglas Adams

Bach The Time Traveller

Geoffrey McGivern narrator
Faye Newton soprano
Members of The Feinstein Ensemble
Art of Moog

The great writer and humanist Douglas Adams spoke often of his obsession with Bach. Indeed in his novel Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency he explains the actual source of Bach’s masterpieces and how only time travel rescued them from oblivion.

‘I’m convinced that Bach is the greatest genius who ever walked among us, and the Brandenburgs are what he wrote when he was happy.’ Douglas Adams

Geoffrey McGivern (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Back) joins the Feinstein Ensemble and the Art of Moog for a dramatic recreation of Douglas Adams’ wonderful Dirk Gently, a novel that depicts an alternate reality where only time travel can rescue Bach’s masterpieces from oblivion.

Read more about Bach: The Time Traveller at our Magazine.

Date & start time:Fri 13 Apr 2018 – 10pm
Venue:Hall One

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