- Date: Thursday, 9 May 2013, 6:30pm doors open for 7pm concert
- Venue: Australia House — The Strand, London WC2, United Kingdom
- Tickets: Adults: £30.00 (in advance, no ticket sales at the door)
The Government of Western Australia's European Office is hosting a concert performance by London’s all-Australian chamber orchestra, Ruthless Jabiru, at Australia House, London, on 9 May 2013. Established in 2011, Ruthless Jabiru is comprised entirely of professional Australian musicians based in the UK. Held under the official patronage of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, the orchestra is committed to showcasing the best of Australia’s Expatriate musical talent. West Australian Kelly Lovelady is the company’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor.
Ruthless Jabiru will perform works for string orchestra by Australian and American composers: Brett Dean Carlo, John Adams Shaker Loops, and the world premiere of the orchestra's first commission, Kick, by Australian composer and producer Leah Kardos. Ticketholders will enjoy a complimentary drinks reception with a selection of leading West Australian wines.
All tickets must be reserved in advance as there will be strictly no door sales.
Featured non-Australian music: John Adams: Shaker Loops
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Carlo : music for strings and sampler (1997) by Brett Dean|
— performed by Ruthless Jabiru and Kelly Lovelady
|Kick by Leah Kardos — World premiere|
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