‘The evening reminded everyone there, including many who had travelled from around the world, that nothing in our civilisation has a greater, more pervasive or longer lasting influence than music in all its forms.’
Jon Lord’s local paper, The Henley Standard, reports from Celebrating Jon Lord at Royal Albert Hall on April 4 with Philip Collings, a loal resident from Jon’s hometown of Henley-on-Thames, giving his impressions of the concert.
The photo shows actor Jeremy Irons as he read the Thomas Hardy poem, Afterwards, over Jon Lord’s piano composition – performed by conductor Paul Mann. Photo by Moth Clark
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