Ruthless Jabiru to play at the Union Chapel. October 14. Maralinga with Lara St John

A message from Kelly Lovelady
I very much hope you’ll be free to join me for my next performance on Monday 14 October at the Union Chapel in Islington. I will be conducting my orchestra Ruthless Jabiru and internationally-acclaimed violinist Lara St. John in a London tribute to Maralinga. 
Kelly Lovelady, Conductor. Photo by Paul Talbot Photography
Kelly Lovelady, Conductor. Photo by Paul Talbot Photography
I hope our concert will raise awareness of the injustice that has happened at Maralinga over the years. I’m working to create as much dialogue around the event as I can on Facebook and Twitter so I hope you’ll consider sharing details of the concert with friends and family. You can also show your support and+Follow our blog to receive updates by email.
Advance tickets can be bought through the Buy Now link on our website. I’m also selling groups of 20 and 50 tickets at a reduced price, please contact me to take up this offer for your organisation. It would be a pleasure to welcome you to the Union Chapel on 14 October.
Maralinga October 14th 2013 at the Union Chapel, London
Maralinga October 14th 2013 at the Union Chapel, London

Samuel Barber Adagio for strings
Paul Stanhope
 Qinoth (UK premiere)
Linda Buckley
 Fall Approaches (UK premiere)
Matthew Hindson
 Maralinga (UK premiere)
Arvo Pärt 
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

Lara St John
Lara St John

Lara St. John violin
Kelly Lovelady 

London’s all-Australian chamber orchestra, Ruthless Jabiru, and guest artist Lara St. John perform a concert tribute to the complex history of the Maralinga land in remote South Australia. Maralinga was chosen as a site for undercover British nuclear testing in the 1950s and 60s, leaving the area heavy with radioactive waste and thousands of Indigenous people and servicemen affected, both British and Australian. A musical programme by Matthew Hindson, Paul Stanhope, Linda Buckley, Arvo Pärt and Samuel Barber evokes the loss and the chemical strangeness which has become integral to the Maralinga landscape.

Monday 14 October, 7:30pm

Union Chapel, Islington N1, entrance on Upper Street

Tickets £16 advance / £18 door

One Comment

  1. Thanks very much for extending my invitation to your followers. A number of the orchestra members for this performance by Ruthless Jabiru are also Tait Trust past awardees who are now working in the UK’s major orchestras. It would be great to have the support of your Committee and Friends at the Union Chapel on 14 October.

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