Kelly Lovelady — Conductor Biography [149 words]
Kelly Lovelady is an Australian conductor based in London. She has enjoyed repeat invitations to conduct for Opera Holland Park, City of London Festival, Cluster New Music & Integrated Arts Festival, Cortona Sessions for New Music, Pop Montreal International Music Festival, Greenpeace, Brighton Fringe and the Tait Memorial Trust; and has assisted conductors including Vladimir Jurowski, Otto Tausk, Brad Cohen, Beatrice Venezi and Richard Bonynge.
Career highlights have included second conductor to Ilan Volkov for a programme of symphonies by Gloria Coates with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; workshop conductor to the renowned London Sinfonietta; and Musical Director for the inaugural production of Gothic Opera, Der Vampyr; nominated for Best Opera Production in London’s 2019 Off West End Awards.
Kelly is the founding Artistic Director of Ruthless Jabiru: a London chamber orchestra dedicated to exploring Activist narratives using music by today’s composers to promote compassion, sustainability and social consciousness.