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!

Concerto gearing up for its 50th

In Quebec Canada, preparations for two sold out performances of Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra this week are coming to an end. Featuring the Orchester Symphonique de Québec conducted by Paul Mann, the vocal parts will be sung by Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson with the Paul DesLauriers Band taking on the original group … Continue reading Concerto gearing up for its 50th

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

Jon Lord’s most famous songs collected

The Jon Lord Collection is a new volume of vocal scores and piano arrangements of some of Jon Lord's most famous songs and instrumental pieces. Jon Lord's genre-defying music is presented here for the first time in a form which makes it readily accessible to musicians and music-lovers alike. Included are some of Jon's most celebrated solo … Continue reading Jon Lord’s most famous songs collected