Jon Lord made honorary Doctor of Music

Jon Lord has received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Leicester. "Jon Lord is one of British music's most eclectic and talented instrumentalists. There are no signs of his creative talents abating." These words rounded off a detailed account of Jon Lord's musical life that preceded Jon being presented with … Continue reading Jon Lord made honorary Doctor of Music

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Lord & Wakeman world premiere at Sunflower Jam

The Sunflower Jam 2011 will be remembered for one of Jon Lord's most rewarding appearances of 2011 - musically daring and performed with sharp excellence. On an evening already rife with musical talent, Jon Lord shared the stage with Rick Wakeman for the pair's brand new composition It's Not As Big As It Was (allegedly … Continue reading Lord & Wakeman world premiere at Sunflower Jam

Liverpool: Serene melody, steady progress

'Phil principal flautist Cormac Henry nurtured every contour, from the depths of serenity to the heights of frippery, all befitting Mortimer's personality.' These words come from Liverpool Echo's review of Jon Lord's concert at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Wednesday - specifically the evening's performance of his lastest piece, To Notice Such Things, which features … Continue reading Liverpool: Serene melody, steady progress

Jon Lord’s philharmonic feast in Liverpool

A fresh, new arrangement of The Telemann Experiment opened Jon Lord's concert at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall on Wednesday. Two-and-a-half hours later, the concert ended with standing ovations. Sans rhythm instruments (not counting Jon Lord's tapping foot), the new version of Telemann is softer and with more emphasis on the sweeping string themes. As such it … Continue reading Jon Lord’s philharmonic feast in Liverpool

Durham Concerto featured in Liverpool concerts

Jon Lord's Durham Concerto will feature in two special concerts in Liverpool on May 5 and 6. To celebrate Britain’s favourite pieces of classical music, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform selections from Classic FM's Hall of Fame 2010, where Durham Concerto reached no. 28. On both evenings Durham Concerto will be featured via the piece From … Continue reading Durham Concerto featured in Liverpool concerts