24/4 Nakkehoved Fyr, DK
10/6 CD Release “Lighthouse Stories”, The World
12/6 Odense, DK
13/6 Svendsborg Festival, DK
2/7 Peace n’Love Festival, Swe
12/7 Ljungs Kyrka, Ljungskile, Swe
13/7 Åstols Rökeri, Pater Noster Fyr, Swe
14/7 Kullens fyrplats, RELEASE KALAS Swe
16/7 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse, UK
18/7 Cromarty Lighthouse, UK
19-20/7 Souter Lighthouse, UK
22/7 Hurst Castle 14.00, UK
24/7 Marstein Fyr 20.00, N
26/7 Lindesnes Fyr, N
14/8 Göteborgs Stadsbibliotek, Swe
15/8 Skottvång Gruva, Swe
16/8 Stevns Fyr, DK
19/9 Lunds Kulturnatt, Swe
4/12 STALLET, Swe
This Concert Tour is made possible with support from Musikverket!
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Sofie Livebrant has put passages from Jeanette Wintersons’ novel Lighthousekeeping to music. The novel tells the story of the orphaned girl Silver who grows up at Cape Wrath lighthouse in Scotland with the blind lighthousekeeper Mr Pew. He tells her stories; Tristan and Isolde, Captain Scott, McCloud…Summer 2015 a longer concert tour will be where the three musicians and a film maker will be visiting lighthouses around the North Sea: United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, tracing the old sailor paths.
“Tell me a story, Pew! What story child? One that begins again. That’s the story of life. But is it the story of my life? Only if you tell it”
These happenings around the North Sea will include a concert performance – Lighthouse Stories – with Sofie Livebrant, Hal Parfitt-Murray and Lisa Eriksson-Långbacka, but in the second set Lighthouse keepers and audience will be invited to contribute with their local stories and music.
‘I believe that storytelling is a way of navigating our lives. Fact are partial. Fiction is a more complete truth. If we read ourselves as narrative, we can change the story that we are. If we read ourselves as literal and fixed, we find we can change nothing.’ (JW)
See you there?