Music legend and original Yes vocalist and songwriter Jon Anderson will be playing special one-off concert on August 8th at the Sadler’s Wells Theater in London. This will be the first time Jon has performed in the UK since his successful tour with Rick Wakeman in 2010. “The concert in London is with the Slovakian Chamber Orchestra with the help of my good friend composer Peter Machajdik plus a semi acoustic group I performed with a couple of years ago in Bratislava,” says Jon. “ ‘Concert for Earth and Peace’ – the show will be around one hour long, with classic Yes songs, and Vangelis songs, plus ‘Earth and Peace’, a new song written with the music of Austin Haynes, and some surprises.” Also performing, Miro Zbirka from Slovakia, a celebrated singer/songwriter with a career spanning 40 years.
In other news, a vocal version of Vangelis’s song “Chariots of Fire’ titled “Race To The End”, with lyrics penned by Jon, has become a hit song in the UK by Russell Watson. Jon is currently recording part two to his recently released 21-minute musical opus ‘OPEN’ titled ‘Ever’. “Music is constantly happening all around me.
I’m busy working on ‘Ever’, a follow up to ‘Open’, part two of my journey into the longer form music I love to create.” Also, Jon is working on the highly anticipated sequel to his critically acclaimed first solo album ‘Olias of Sunhillow’ titled ‘Zamran’ “Zamran is slowly finding me, or I’m slowly finding Zamran (Son of Olias), sometimes good things take time I’m told.
With love….many blessings…..Jon Anderson”