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Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found

Tue, 17 Sep @ 19:30 20:20

£10 – £15 plus booking fees

Acclaimed Bharatanatyam dance artist Kirsten Newell’s storytelling-dance show, Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found at the Corran Halls.

A joyful exploration of Scotland’s 19th century Highland and Island lost spiritual landscapes, with Bharatanatyam dance, oral storytelling, traditional Celtic and Carnatic music and song from internationally acclaimed dancer Kirsten Newell and collaborators.

Bharatanatyam dancer and lead artist Kirsten Newell announces the anticipated return and Scottish tour of John Philip Newell’s captivating storytelling, dance, and music show Hebridean Treasure: Lost & Found.

Touring from 2 – 22 September across Aberdeenshire; Banchory; Skye; Mull; Iona; Harris; Stornoway and FindhornHebridean Treasure blends Scottish and South Asian music and theatre with skilled Bharatanatyam dance from internationally acclaimed dancer Kirsten Newell to tell a universal and poignant story of suffering, exile, and the loss of age-old wisdom, set against the historic spiritual background of nineteenth century Scottish Isles. 

Originally inspired by The Wooster Group’s acclaimed 2014 piece Early Shaker Spirituals and Alexander Carmichael’s (1832-1912) work ‘Carmina Gadelica’, Celtic scholar and author John Philip Newell’s writing meshes with critically-acclaimed composer and Gaelic singer Mischa Macpherson’s ( Winner of BBC Radio 2 Young Folk AwardMG Alba Scots Trad Music Award) music and Bharatanatyam dancer Kirsten Newell’s (Kalakshetra Foundation, ATMA Dance Company, Cosmic Dance) soulful, sweeping dance performance to bring audiences a message of hope: a new way of life that cherishes and recaptures our Celtic cultural heritage

54 Corran Esplanade
Oban, Argyll PA34 5AB United Kingdom
01631 567333

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