A TRIUMPHANT AND EVOCATIVE CONCERT.
TIME LET ME PLAY
BRAVE AND COMPELLING SONGS FROM THE POETRY OF DYLAN THOMAS
COMPOSED AND PERFORMED BY KEITH JAMES
A dynamic and emotional collection of Dylan’s most cherished Poems, meticulously set to music by one of this country’s most singular and critically acclaimed performers.
A synthesis and re-imagining of this precious body of work.
Realising its beauty, anger, shame and humility.
Words from where the very core of human spirit lives.
Do not go gentle into that goodnight, Clown in the moon, In the beginning,
Fern Hill, A process in the weather of the heart, Especially when the October wind..
Keith James, well known for his emotive performances and his unrelenting passion
for irresistible, weighty prose to be at the forefront of his music. This is a concert of Dylan’s
honest and binding poems, set into song and embarking on a new journey.
Also included are Keith’s unique and passionate settings of Poems by Pablo Neruda,
William Blake, Federico Garcia Lorca, Isabel Allende and Leonard Cohen.
‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’ The Independent
‘Amongst the best of innovative re-imaginings of the writer’s work’ The Telegraph
‘Musicians brave enough to make the music they really believe in. Keith James is one of these’ Bob Harris BBC Radio