Single Release Day – “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee” – A poem by Emily Brontë set to music by Sofie Livebrant, music production by Johan Lindström, cover art by Jan Vertsberg, layout Torbjörn Zetterberg, label Rootsy Music! Music movie teaser Peter Wirén. Single Release “Deep Deep Down In The Silent Grave” 22 October! Full Album release 3 December – “Weep The Time Away”
Release Concerts: ”Folk&Rock” Malmö 2 dec 19:00 w Svante Sjöblom. ”Brunnskapellet” i Lundsbrunn 3 dec 19:00 ”Allhelgonakyrkan” Stockholm den 8 dec 19:00
Jag har under under Corona-pandemin spelat in tonsättningar av en av de mest egensinniga, engelska 1800-tals författarna: Emily Jane Brontë. Release under 2021. Producent Johan Lindström med gästande musiker; Hal Parfitt-Murray, Dan Berglund, Konrad Agnas, sångare ur Ensemble Basiani m fl Tack Kulturrådet!
“The night is darkening round me, The wild winds coldly blow; But a tyrant spell has bound me, And I cannot, cannot go. The giant trees are bending, Their bare boughs weighed with snow, And the storm is fast descending, and yet I cannot go. Clouds beyond clouds above me, Wastes beyond wastes below; But nothing drear can move me- I will not, cannot go” Emily Brontë Nov 1837
Caption by Kenth Wångklev, from Emily Brontë-concert in Katharina Church October 2020!
It was the most inspiring experience to travel to Georgia together with the filmmakers Peter Wiren & John Ronnerblad. We met “The State Ensemble of Georgian Folk Singing – Basiani”, as I suspect is one of the best choirs in the world. We sang and did a lovely collaboration-concert in Tbilisi. Also our trip went to the beautiful Kakheti region in eastern Georgia and we visited the singing “Quedeli Community” for disabled grown-ups. All meetings were filled with love, music and Georgian folksong and the most delicious food course, Khinkali! The project was made possible by Konstnärsnämnden – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.