The Holy Presence of

Ruthless Jabiru, Decibel New Music Ensemble & Cat Hope

Kaija Saariaho Neiges
Lindsay Vickery & Ian Rawes (London Sound Survey) Bascule [2016] for ensemble and field recording EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Tansy Davies Feather and Groove 
Pedro Alvarez Intersperso-Ultradiano EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Julius Eastman The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc
Cat Hope Never at Sea WORLD PREMIERE

Silk Moth

Ruthless Jabiru (Heather Fairbairn, director)

Liza Lim The Heart’s Ear
Bushra El-Turk Silk Moth Libretto: Eleanor Knight
Cassandra Miller Bel Canto

The Drowners

Ruthless Jabiru & Morgan Pearse

Rosalind Page Zerkalo WORLD PREMIERE
Nicole Lizée The Red Room EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Wolfgang Rihm Nature Morte—Still Alive
Andrew Ford The Drowners WORLD PREMIERE
Fausto Romitelli The Nameless City


Ruthless Jabiru

Julia Wolfe Fuel
Michael Cryne Slipstream WORLD PREMIERE
Cat Hope Pure for found object, orchestra and subtone
Gloria Coates Lamentation: Homage to Supply Belcher (1750–1836) from Symphony Nº14 “Symphony in Microtones”
Osvaldo Golijov Last Round

The Past

Ruthless Jabiru & Russell Harcourt

Michael Tippett Lament from Divertimento on Sellinger’s Round (The Beginning of the World)
Chris Williams Altjiranga Mitjina EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Tansy Davies Residuum (after Dowland)
Egidija Medekšaitė Sandhi Prakash WORLD PREMIERE


Ruthless Jabiru & Lara St. John

Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings
Paul Stanhope Qinoth EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Linda Buckley Fall Approaches
Matthew Hindson Maralinga EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Recent Posts

Ruthless Jabiru records Soosan Lolavar composer portrait

This month London chamber orchestra Ruthless Jabiru heads to the studio to record its long-awaited album collaboration with British Iranian composer Soosan Lolavar for Nonclassical.

Declared pre-pandemic to be “long overdue” by the label’s founder Gabriel Prokofiev and now even more so, the wait for the first all-Lolavar album is finally nearing its end.

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