Music/ Opera
Kelly Lovelady is an Australian conductor based in London and in increasing demand abroad. Kelly has appeared as a guest conductor with ensembles across the UK, US, Canada, Europe and Aus-tralia and has enjoyed repeat invitations to conduct at the City of London Festival, Cluster New Mu-sic & Integrated Arts Festival and Pop Montreal International Music Festival.

Kelly is the founding Artistic Director and conductor of Ruthless Jabiru, a chamber orchestra of pro-fessional Australian musicians in the UK dedicated to sharing humanitarian stories through New music. The orchestra’s programmes are centred around new and existing repertoire by living com-posers with a view to promoting ethical dialogue.

Forthcoming projects include the world premieres of new works for string orchestra by Peter Sculthorpe, Andrew Ford and Julian Day, commissioned by Ruthless Jabiru with support from the Australia Council for the Arts, and by Eugene Birman and Michael Cryne, commissioned by Ruth-less Jabiru through the Sound and Music Portfolio scheme.


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