Posts Tagged ‘Yekaterinburg’

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Around the world in 20 concerts: Jon Lord remembers 2009

February 4, 2010

Jon Lord in St. Petersburg, October 2009. Photo: Elena Blednykh

In this part of JonLord.org’s new year interview, Jon Lord takes stock on 2009.

Last year took Jon Lord out on the road around the world and into the recording studio. He composed and recorded an album of new music (read previous articles – links below), performed 20 solo concerts and appeared at a handful of special guest appearances.

From Edinburgh and Dublin to more remote stages in South Korea, Brazil and Russia (to name but a few) – Jon Lord performed in countries he’s never before visited as a solo artist.

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Pictured in Yekaterinburg

February 3, 2010

Jon Lord photographed during rehearsals in Yekaterinburg, Russia, October 2009.

All photos by Ilya Galkov, clarinetist with the local orchestra. He writes about the experience:

– It was great, one of my best stage experiences ever. From the very first moment Jon entered our rehearsal hall there was a continuous drive from his energy. I couldn’t understand how some of the orchestra musicians could sit still – my body just moved to the beat by itself. I liked very much how open Jon and band and singers are, says Ilya Galkov.

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Live from Russia – videos

October 14, 2009

A selection of fan filmed footage from Jon Lord’s Russian tour has hit the pages of Youtube – including a TV commercial for the concert in St. Petersburg:

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Yekaterinburg: Images from the road

October 14, 2009

deutschland_flag_25Pictured onstage, Jon Lord is performing the Concerto for Group and Orchestra at the Cosmos Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg on October 9 2009.

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Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska confirmed for Russia

September 22, 2009

Moscow 2009Vocalists Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska have been confirmed for Jon Lord’s upcoming tour of Russia:

October 9 – Yekaterinburg, Russia – tickets
October 12 – St. Petersburg, Russia – tickets
October 15 – Moscow, Russia – tickets

All three concerts will feature Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra performed by Jon Lord and orchestra with Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska and Hungarian band Cry Free.

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Jon Lord takes the Concerto to Russia

July 7, 2009

Jon Lord has confirmed three Russian concerts for October in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg.

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The concerts are Jon Lord’s first solo appearances in Russia, and they will feature the Concerto for Group and Orchestra with a selection of his solo pieces plus a couple of Deep Purple songs – all performed by Jon Lord with Hungarian Deep Purple tribute band Cry Free and local orchestras.

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