Siegener Zeitung Online reviews Jon Lord's recent show in Siegen, Germany. Jon Lord, Demon’s Eye and Philharmonie Südwestfalen celebrated by about 1.900 music fans. Now he has been there, the great old man of the rock organ. With his B3, the Hammond with 'the beautiful legs', as Jon Lord was joking during rehearsal the evening … Continue reading Review: Great impressions continue to linger
Der Westen reviews Jon Lord's recent concert in Siegen, Germany. At crossover projects, fans of classical music like to ask if the classical part on its own is musically interesting, especially with music such as Jon Lord's 'Concerto for Group and Orchestra'. Originally intended as a bridge building excercise, a the Siegerlandhalle the opposed musical … Continue reading Review: Thrilling cross-over
Last Friday, Jon Lord performed the Concerto for Group and Orchestra in Siegen, Germany with local Deep Purple tribute band Demon's Eye. Watch these clips that include a complete take of Child In Time. Excerpts incl. the Concerto and Soldier of Fortune: Child In Time, pt 1: Child In Time, pt. 2:
'The true highlight of the first part of the evening was – as always – the second movement. Those moments of musical understanding between band and orchestra, the quiet and almost playful transition to the first verse of the vocals, all of it moved me to tears, and I am not ashamed to say so. … Continue reading Goosebumps in Siegen
German WDR television reports on Jon Lord's rehearsals in Siegen for Friday night's Concerto performance there. Watch the clip for footage of the rehearsals and interviews with Jon Lord, conductor Russel N. Harris and drummer Andree Schneider from Demon's Eye.
When Jon Lord talks about his Concerto, there is a lot of warmth, passion and conviction in his words. He is calling it 'my baby' and he doesn’t hide that he is very proud of it. - It is the love letter of a young musician directed at the two musical worlds in my life, … Continue reading Love letter from a young musician…
The Concerto for Group and Orchestra has been announced for a performance in Siegen, Germany on October 23. Together with German Deep Purple tribute band, Demon's Eye and the Philharmonie Südwestfalen, Jon Lord will perform the Concerto along with selected pieces from his solo albums and a couple of Deep Purple classics. On December 6, … Continue reading The Concerto in Siegen and Kiel, Germany