Jon Lord has reached a new level with his efforts to merge modern rhythmical music with the orchestral world. This became apparent Saturday night at Budapest's Béla Bartók National Concert Hall. The musical gods smiled down on a near-sold out Hungarian audience as they witnessed the world premiere of Jon Lord's reworked Sarabande suite performed … Continue reading Jon Lord in Budapest: Maestro-pieces galore
During rehearsals in Hungary for Saturday night's concert in Budapest, Jon Lord took a novel approach to Child In Time. Ignoring the keyboards present at the rehearsal facility, he decided to try out the old Deep Purple classic on piano. Singer Kasia Łaska was at hand with her camera, and here is a rare glimpse … Continue reading Child In Time, the piano version
For Jon Lord's concert in Budapest this Saturday September 18, singer Attila Scholtz from Hungarian Deep Purple tribute band Cry Free is taking over the microphone from absent vocalist Steve Balsamo. Kasia Laska will handle female vocals. Photo: hardrock.hu
'A few years ago, Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra – in combination with Child In Time literally changed my life,' writes Monika Schwarz. This is her review of Jon Lord's concert in Györ, Hungary. 'So, given the chance for hearing this masterpiece live once again (and the hope for ‘Child’ too, not to … Continue reading An evening with ‘the Lord’ in Györ
The rather excellent Csaba Molek recently caught Jon Lord onstage in Györ, Hungary. These are his photos. Kasia Laska's hands are seen in the first photo. Among other titles, she sang The Sun Will Shine Again. Thanks to Csaba Molek.
Hungarian TV covered Jon Lord's recent visit to Budapest with interview and film of the rehearsals for the Concerto performance. The full TV-interview with Jon Lord is available here.
Hungarian zene.nu has published a report and a string of photos from one of Jon Lord's shows there - including Kasia Laska, Steve Balsamo and Cry Free. See more by clicking the photo. Please add your own reviews of the show in the comments below.
During his recent visit to Budapest, Jon Lord was interviewed by Hungarian national TV. Starting with the Concerto and the misconception that Ritchie Blackmore had to be convinced to play it, the interview moves on to discuss the relationship between Jon Lord's classically inspired solo work and his rock career and onwards to the Durham … Continue reading – I want to explore every side of my musicality