David Sawer on The Lighthouse Keepers:
David Sawer about the story of The Lighthouse Keepers: “father and son are trapped in this lighthouse. It’s not the age of mobile phones, they can’t get any outside help. The son has been bitten by a dog and is not able to turn on the light of the lighthouse. There is a ship approaching the rocks which is in danger of crashing – and then this all cumulates into a moment at the end.”
Read the full interview in Musikblätter 5.
View the full score.
David Sawer: The Lighthouse
for two actors, ensemble and tape | 30’
world prem. 4/7/2013, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, cond. Martyn Brabbins