Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson will once again perform Jon Lord’s “Group and Orchestra Concert” for 10 concerts in March and April 2023. The concerts will be performed by a symphony orchestra of more than 80 musicians, conducted by Paul Mann, a close friend of Jon’s, assembled especially for the occasion from members of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. They will perform together with guitarist Kaitner Z Doka (Jon Lord), drummer Bernhard Welz (Jon Lord), keyboardist John O’Hara (Jethro Tull), Tanya O’Callaghan – bass guitar (Whitesnake) and Mario Argandonia – percussion (Scorpions).
Bruce previously performed “Concerto For Group And Orchestra” last November in Győr, Hungary, with Roger Glover of Deep Purple and the Győr Symphony Orchestra. He previously performed at the 50th anniversary celebration of “Concerto For Group And Orchestra” in November 2019 at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec, Canada.
Well, the dates of the upcoming concerts are as follows:
- March 15 – Sala Palatului, Bucharest, Romania
- March 18 – National Palace Of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
- March 22 – Sports Hall Mirza Delibasic, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
- March 24 – Hall Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia
- March 25 – Cancarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
- April 02 – Hala University Palacheho, Olomouc, Czech Republic
- April 15 – Vibra, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- April 19 – Teatro Positiva, Curitiba, Brazil
- April 21 – Vivo Rio, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
- April 25 – Auditorio Araujo Vianna, Porto Alegre, Brazil