UK all-Australian orchestra perform Maralinga Lament at Union Chapel

Originally posted at The Australian Times:

AUSTRALIAN expats in the UK are set to be treated to a truly unique musical experience this October, as London’s all-Australian chamber orchestra, Ruthless Jabiru, perform a special tribute concert at Islington’s famous Union Chapel.

Accompanied by guest artist Lara St John, Ruthless Jabiru will highlight in performance the complex story of Maralinga in remote South Australia. The area was used as a site for undercover British nuclear testing in the 1950s and 60s, leaving thousands of Indigenous people and British and Australian servicemen affected, and the site destitute with…

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