Music At St James Weybridge – Keith James In Concert Performs The Songs Of Leonard Cohen
Saturday 4th November 2017 at 7.45pm
Keith James In Concert Performs The Songs Of Leonard Cohen
Keith will perform two sets with an interval, in St James’ Church.
Doors open 7.00pm
Tickets: can be bought online £14 adv / £17 door from WeGotTickets (£15.40 inc. bkg fee)
or obtained (cash only) from the St James’ Parish Office
Telephone: 01932 856 399 Please mention the All About Weybridge website
Presented by Music at St James’ and Julian Lewry Music (www.julianlewrymusic.com)
The Songs of Leonard Cohen
His wonderful Tower of Songs – stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual
‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’ The Independent
‘Keith James has become a pillar of trust. A sublimely intimate and engaging voice’ Sunday Times
‘an elegant and beautifully crafted reinterpretation of a great Artist’s words’ BBC Radio Scotland
Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the brush of each line.
The chilling announcement of Leonard’s passing has marked the end of an era. His music befriended an entire generation. Within every line of his writing, he has been challenging us to listen more carefully, speak more thoughtfully, think more deeply and recognize our own fragility.. A Man of Grace. This World will miss him very much!..
With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and an undying love of the ‘pure song’ Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form.
Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam.
Parking: There’s a public car park next to the entrance of the Parish Centre (behind Weybridge Library) for convenient parking,
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Schedule: Monthly on Last Friday of the Month, plus some extra dates
Times: 8pm – 11pm
Where: St James’ Parish Church Centre,
Surrey KT13 8DE