Federico Garcia Lorca is the most beloved and influential of all modern Poets. Passionate, urgent, haunting and evocative, this Concert of Lorca's poetry set to music is performed by Keith James and Rick Foot, acclaimed for their success with "The Songs of Nick Drake". The poems will mostly be sung in English with some verses in Spanish. The evening will also include courageous material by those who followed Lorca, namely Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Tim Buckley and of course Nick Drake.
This special evening includes a short film: Garcia Lorca , A Death in Granada. An authoritative film biography of Garcia Lorca containing the only remaining footage of the poet himself.
Keith has done a superb job, a particularly happy marriage of lyric and music, a sincere tribute by one artist interpreting the work of another - Rock n Reel
Music full of integrity, a contemporary work of art - Maverick
An elegant and beautifully crafted reinterpretation of a great artist's words. Lorca lives! - BBC Radio Scotland