I very much wish I could attend this event. I have not had the pleasure of hearing it, but Composer David Haines ambition sounds wonderful:
“Join composer David Haines and more than two hundred young people and adults on an amazing voyage through the magnitudes from the human scale right down to string theory via fingers, fleas, amoebae, bacteria, viruses, atoms and quarks – then back up the magnitudes via landscape, tectonic plates, Earth, Moon, Sun and Solar System, black holes and galaxies.
The twenty-odd songs of Powers of Ten are bursting with musical flavors that evade description: a touch of classical, a soupcon of jazz, a dash of pop, a sprinkle of rap. The lyrics are usually fact-packed, often hilarious – and occasionally even tug at the heart strings. Who’d have thought a song about the wonders of Bacteria could evoke tears? But it does…”
We hope to get a full report! If someone attends, please send some reports and images. It happens 10/10/10 from 5-7