It’s the story of hundreds of Scots and Irish leaving their homes, taking the sea in the hope of a better life in Canada. It’s a tale of waves, sand, seagulls, salt and longing.
It’s also the path of a Quebec musician, from her very urban and cosmopolite Montreal to the outskirts of Scotland. A journey of Vikings, sheeps, planes, boats, dance, music, music… and more music. A story of adventures and discoveries, of joyous encounters and solitude, and of course, a story of love too. As if she needed to go through Iceland, Scandinavia and UK to finally discover her own culture.
Two kanteles, one mandolin, a bunch of flutes, a tapping board and a voice from Quebec convey you to a show of folk music and story telling.
The concert features songs in French, Gaelic and English, with some Icelandic, Danish, and others. It can be presented as a solo act or in duet with a second musician (usually double-bass, guitar, violin or harp).