Douggie McMeekin as Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Pravessh Rana as Frederick the Great), Simon Russell Beale as Johann Sebastian Bach Bach & Sons, Bridge Theatre Photograph: Manuel Harlan

Bach & Sons – a new play by Nina Raine with Simon Russell Beale as Johann Sebastian Bach; directed by Nicholas Hytner [Bridge Theatre]

Bach & Sons is a new play (opening night performance on June 29) about Johann Sebastian Bach, his absolute devotion to his music, and his consequently antagonistic relationship with two of his sons (Carl Philipp Emanuel and Wilhelm Friedemann) and their music, as well as themes about counterpoint both within Bach’s own music and how […]

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