Quebec first night: Un concerto électrisant!

Last night saw the premiere of the 50th anniversary performances of Concerto for Group and Orchestra in Quebec, Canada. Newspaper reviews indicate emotions running high, a mass of musical mastery and a splendid evening had by all. See link to reviews below. Conductor Paul Mann, usually not a man prone to spiritual encounters, recalls the … Continue reading Quebec first night: Un concerto électrisant!

To Notice Such Things in rare Colorado performance

This weekend, Jon Lord's To Notice Such Things features in the Boulder Philharmonic’s concert “Gritty/Pretty” held at Macky Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado near Denver this Saturday October 12. Boulder Phil music director Michael Butterman says that he heard the piece while driving, and was so taken with the music that he stopped to find out what … Continue reading To Notice Such Things in rare Colorado performance

50th anniversary of Concerto for Group and Orchestra – updated

UPDATE: A second show has been added on November 22 as the first one sold out immediately. Ticket link below. - - - North American fans of Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra are in for a special treat this November. Conducted by Paul Mann and with special guest Bruce Dickinson on vocals, the … Continue reading 50th anniversary of Concerto for Group and Orchestra – updated