Posts Tagged ‘Romania’


Bucharest DVD out now (+ Christmas Sale!)

November 28, 2011

The highly anticipated DVD of Jon’s Bucharest 2009 concert is finally here. Check out the taster clip below – and head over to the shop to order your copy.

The DVD was filmed in Bucharest, Romania on November 5, 2009 and features the full second half of Jon’s concert that night.

It includes tracks from Sarabande, Pictured Within, Beyond The Notes – as well as three Deep Purple favourites rearranged by Jon Lord for full symphony orchestra.

Coinciding with this DVD release, Jon Lord’s Webshop has also launched its Christmas Sale with massive discounts on several of Jon Lord’s other solo projects.

You also get 50% off the Bucharest CD if you buy it now with the new DVD.

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Jon Lord releases orchestral live album

August 9, 2011

Jon Lord releases new live album titled simply LIVE. Exclusive teaser available below.

Recorded in Bucharest, Romania in 2009 with a full symphony orchestra, the album includes a glorious selection of orchestral pieces representing Jon Lord’s touring repetoire all over the world in recent years.

From Pictured Within (voted everybody’s no. 1 favourite Jon Lord track on this website) over infectious The Telemann Experiment; the two Sarabande favourites Bouree and Gigue to the female voice delights Wait a While and The Sun Will Shine Again featuring Kasia Łaska.

Steve Balsamo handles male vocals throughout, and the album also includes three completely reworked Deep Purple classics with full orchestral arrangement by Jon Lord; Pictures of Home, Soldier of Fortune and an immense Child in Time.

The Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Nayden Todorov with Darin Vasilev (guitar), Ivaylo Zvezdomirov (bass) and Venko Poromanski (drums) completing the line-up.

Listen here to snippets of Bouree, The Sun Will Shine Again, Soldier of Fortune and The Telemann Experiment:

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Watch also a clip of Child in Time filmed at the Bucharest concert:


Charismatic modesty in Bucharest

November 7, 2009

‘What a great night it was on the 5th of November in Bucharest. Thank you very much,’ writes Toine Kets.

Hearing the music live that followed me all my life was very emotional. And it was great to see that everyone had fun on stage. That was the real spirit, thanks to your charisma and at the same time modesty. I sincerely hope you can give these concerts for a long long time.’

Jon Lord photographed at Sala Palatului in Bucharest. See more photos.

In their review, Romanian Hotnews have transcribed Jon Lord’s introductions from the concert.

Photo: Hotnews


Bulgarian band rejoins Jon Lord for Bucharest Concerto

September 18, 2009

Jon Lord has confirmed members of Bulgarian band TE for his appearance in Bucharest, Romania on November 5.

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From left, Venko Poromanski (drums), Darin Vasilev (guitar) and Ivaylo Zvezdomirov (bass) last appeared with Jon Lord in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on September 1. This collaboration went down so well, the band was invited to join Jon Lord onstage again.

In Bucharest, Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska will feature on vocals and the Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra is to be conducted by Nayden Todorov.

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Romanian Concerto for November

September 9, 2009

Jon Lord has confirmed his in concert appearance in Bucharest, Romania on November 5, 2009.

At the Palace Hall, he will perform the Concerto for Group and Orchestra and a selection of solo pieces and Deep Purple songs together with Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska on vocals, band and the Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nayden Todorov.

See confirmed concerts.