Sarabande live in Germany

On December 15 the Wiesbadener Orchesterverein will perform the title track of Jon's Sarabande album as part of their Pop Meets Klassik concert. For a couple of years, the orchestra had been planning to perform Jon's Concerto for Group and Orchestra with him, when his illness last year put a stop to everything. The orchestra has … Continue reading Sarabande live in Germany

A Sunday of memories

Today, Sunday September 16, two months after Jon's passing, sees him remembered at two different events - in London and in Liverpool. The Sunflower Jam at London's Royal Albert Hall will feature a slew of Jon's peers including his brother-in-law and Deep Purple band mate Ian Paice, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Queen's Brian May, Steve … Continue reading A Sunday of memories

Sunflower Jam celebrates Jon Lord and fights pancreatic cancer

Exactly two months to the day Jon Lord passed, the Sunflower Jam 2012 will celebrate his memory with a special tribute and donate funds to the fight against pancreatic cancer. The Sunflower Jam 2012 - at London's Royal Albert Hall on September 16 - will feature a tribute to Jon. Details of the music featured … Continue reading Sunflower Jam celebrates Jon Lord and fights pancreatic cancer

Jon’s Disguises set for Spain

On April 21, Jon's music will rub shoulders with such esteemed British composers as Malcolm Arnold and Benjamin Britten in Granada, Spain. That evening, the city's Auditorio Manuel de Falla will host a programme featuring Jon's Disguises (off the Boom of the Tingling Strings album), conducted by Paul Mann. The evening's full programme: April 21 … Continue reading Jon’s Disguises set for Spain

Five concerts: Jon celebrated in Germany

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Hagen, Germany is celebrating Jon's music at several of their concerts this year. Working from plans put in motion early last year, this Spring will see the orchestra perform five of Jon's pieces; The Cathedral at Dawn, a segment of his Durham Concerto; Diguises, released on the Boom of the Tingling … Continue reading Five concerts: Jon celebrated in Germany