“It was one of the most remarkable musical experiences of my year … demanding that we look and listen. A sincere and sensitive exploration of ethnicity, domesticity and violence.” George Haggett reviews Ruthless Jabiru’s Arcola Theatre debut Silk Moth for Tempo: a Quarterly Journal of New Music. Continue reading
Ruthless Jabiru presents Bushra El-Turk’s hard-hitting opera Silk Moth alongside works by Liza Lim and Cassandra Miller at the Arcola Theatre in London’s East End, August 9-11. Composers Edition’s Dan Goren caught up with the pioneering musical director Kelly Lovelady to find out more. Continue reading
Originally posted at Meet the Artist:
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music?
As a child I was always singing, and took part in music festivals and amateur dramatics. In my teens, I started to pursue singing more seriously, but had thought I would read English at university. It was whilst studying for GCSE Music that my teacher said that I should really think about doing a degree in Music. Until then I hadn’t really even considered it as a possibility.
Who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career?
I am absolutely indebted to all of my teachers, all of whom have invested a huge amount in Continue reading
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