BEHEMOTH Frontman NERGAL In Praise Of BRUCE DICKINSON - "When One Of Your Biggest Inspirations Turns Out To Be The Coolest Kid On The Block"
November 13, 2021, 2 weeks ago
It was announced back in July via the official Jon Lord Facebook page that a new performance of Jon Lord's Concerto For Group And Orchestra would take place in Győr, Hungary on November 5th, 2021.
The concert was performed by the Győr Symphony Orchestra together with:
Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden – vocals
Roger Glover (Deep Purple) – bass
Kaitner Z Doka (Jon Lord, Ian Paice, Don Airey) – guitars
Bernhard Welz (Jon Lord, Don Airey) – drums
Behemoth / Me And That Man mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski was in attendance on the night and shared a backstage photo with Dickinson via Instagram. Check it out below.
The show was conducted by maestro: Paul Mann (Jon Lord, Deep Purple, LSO).
The setlist was as follows:
"Concerto for Group and Orchestra, First Movement: Moderato - Allegro"
"Concerto for Group and Orchestra, Second Movement: Andante"
"Concerto for Group and Orchestra, Third Movement: Vivace - Presto"
"Difficult To Cure"
"Wring That Neck"
"Pictures of Home"
"When a Blind Man Cries"
"Smoke on the Water"
Jon Lord died on July 16th, 2012 after battling pancreatic cancer at age 71 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He co-wrote several Deep Purple classics includin "Child In Time" and "Smoke On The Water".