The Northwest Passage in Story and Song

The Northwest Passage in Story and Song is a vibrant and engaging performance inspired by the sights and sounds of the Canadian Arctic, its history and its contemporary realities. Combining original songs and traditional music with stunning photography and storytelling, this performance conveys the emotional and spiritual impact of time spent in the Arctic.

Singer-songwriter David Newland is an expedition host and Zodiac driver who has made multiple trips to the Canadian Arctic, Labrador and Greenland. Along with his backing band, Uncharted Waters (Sam Allison, Saskia Tomkins, Steafan Hannigan & Oisin Hannigan) he presents a stirring, evocative musical vision of the mythic Arctic.

Special guests Siqiniup Qilauta / Sunsdrum bring a dynamic presence to the stage, sharing contemporary and traditional Inuit culture by way of throat-singing, drum-dancing and Arctic games.