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

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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

Everything louder than everything else? Not at all…

In preparation for Jon Lord's upcoming concert in Liverpool on June 16, one of our readers, Richard Archer-Jones posted a message to Jon Lord on this website. Here is Jon's reply: Dear Richard Thanks for the questions and your interest. >I’ve just seen that you are on in Liverpool shortly and that you combine pop … Continue reading Everything louder than everything else? Not at all…

Jon Lord takes new album to UK concert stage

This year’s Liverpool Classical Summer Pops will include Jon Lord's To Notice Such Things and Concerto For Group and Orchestra. On June 16, Jon Lord will perform his newest work, To Notice Such Things, along with his 1969 landmark Concerto For Group and Orchestra at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted … Continue reading Jon Lord takes new album to UK concert stage