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Karine Polwart ‘Light Beyond the Window’ Solo Tour

Feb 23, 2023

KARINE POLWART is a multi-award-winning Scottish songwriter, folk singer, and storyteller. Her songs evoke a richness of place, hidden histories, scientific curiosity and folklore.

Trees and rocks speak. Birds flit in and out of vision. And the stars know everything. She conjures the beauty and magic, the sorrow and complexity of the world out of the corner of her eye, with lyricism and tenderness.

One of the finest singer-songwriters in Britain The Guardian ★★★★★​

Karine’s many collaborative projects include – Still As Your Sleeping, a duo with pianist Dave Milligan; a longstanding trio with brother Steven Polwart and multi-instrumentalist Inge Thomson; her Scottish Songbook re-imaginings of classic Scottish pop; Spell Songs , a multi-artist response to environmental loss; and Wind Resistance , her peatbog-inspired theatre show for The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh.

Her commissions over the past two years include new work for both the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

2023 will see her host and write for Seek the Light, a poetic three-part BBC Radio 4 series combining science, music and folklore.

This is a rare chance to enjoy Karine in intimate, conversational solo performance. Expect a clutch of new songs and wonder tales, and an evening suffused with light.

Karine’s solo tour coincides with the release of a new digital EP ‘the light beyond the window’

There are few songwriters sharper Financial Times ★★★★


Thu 8 Jun Saltaire Live Room
Fri 9 Jun Settle Victoria Theatre
Sat 10 Jun Kendal Brewery Arts
Sun 11 Jun Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room
Mon 12 Jun Lincoln The Drill Hall
Tue 13 Jun Colchester Arts Centre
Wed 14 Jun Shoreham Ropetackle Arts Centre
Thu 15 Jun Worcester Huntingdon Hall
Fri 16 Jun Bristol St Georges Hall
Sat 17 Jun Cardiff Acapela​

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