Robertson’s short stories are tiny masterpieces told with heroic concision, and he reads them with gentle gravitas.
O’Rourke’s music – deeply rooted in the Scottish tradition and spun with off-kilter lyricism – taps into the atmosphere of the stories and lets the message linger.
Pianist/harmonium player Kit Downes, a heavyweight of the European jazz scene, adds bold and kaleidoscopic harmonies.
The show is directed by Shilpa T-Hyland.
The 15-minute piece is performed twice, with a short Q&A session with the composer between the performances.
Tickets do not guarantee entry and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis for those with tickets. Please ensure you arrive promptly to avoid disappointment.