Under the title Before I Forget To Notice Such Things, the Jon Lord Tribute Band and the Hellenic Musica Viva string ensemble performed a live tribute to Jon Lord in Piraeus, Greece on November 10.
Watch below samples of the evenings delightful performances of Jon’s music – including a rousing rendition of Bach Onto This arranged for rock band and string ensemble.
Soldier of Fortune + Bourree + Sarabande:
Organ solo + Bach Onto This part 1:
Bach Onto This part 2:
The evening’s pieces also included Before I Forget, Pictured Within, Beyond The Notes and To Notice Such Things.
The evening was compered by long-time Deep Purple friend and specialist Stathis Panagiotopoulos with Panos Politis on piano, Hammond organ, vocals and scoring/production duties.
Hellenic Musica Viva string ensemble was joined by Jon Lord Tribute Band:
Xenia Kontou – Vocals
Pavlos Kaltouroumides – keyboards
Aggelos Karagiannis – guitar
Nikos Zilakos – bass
Panos Theocharides – drums, percussion
Petros Karpathakis – conductor