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Scottish Concerto for Group and Orchestra in 2009

June 3, 2008

Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra will be performed for the first time in Scotland next year (cities and venues to be confirmed).

News.scotsman.com reports on the event:

‘As music teachers go, he has to be one of the coolest in town. Deep Purple legend Jon Lord will be taking a group of budding Edinburgh rock stars under his wing as they prepare for a special performance of one of his seminal works.

The six local students, aged between 16 and 22, will be playing with Lord, as well as the Scottish Philharmonic orchestra and students from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Glasgow, next year.’

Read the full article.

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4 comments

  1. Happy Birthday Jon!


  2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU JOHN!!!! All Ukraine with you!!!!! I wish you good Health, happiness and all, all, all what you need!!!!!

    Band “Alter Ego”


  3. “Concerto for Group & Orchestra” was all I needed.
    Congratulations from Spain!


  4. Hi John, i heared the Durham concerto in full a coyple of weeks ago on classic fm. I am interested to know what manner of man can produce music of such absolute beauty, the crescendos send shivers of delight down my spine, the hairs on the back of my neck tingle with emotion at such lovely sounds. It is high time that this country got itself a formiddable rival to the yanks Sam Barber, and John, you have certainly achieved that.



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