CCL Slovenia: Meet The Participants

Originally posted at Creative Climate Leadership:

Julie’s Bicycle and PiNA are pleased to announce the participants for our second Creative Climate Leadership course. We have selected 23 leaders from 89 outstanding applications.

Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) is a pan-European programme for artists and cultural professionals exploring the cultural dimensions of climate change. The second CCL international training course will take place near Koper, Slovenia, between 8th-14th October 2017, facilitated by Slovenian-based sustainable development and training NGO PiNA, and Julie’s Bicycle, a London-based charity supporting the creative community to power action on climate change.
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Scordatura Women’s Music Collective New Connections: music by Yfat Soul Zisso, Cecilia McDowall, Judith Weir, Nadia Boulanger, Paulina Mikolajczyk

Scordatura Women’s Music Collective: New Connections

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Cat Hope “Pure”

Cat Hope Pure for found object, orchestra and subtones (2014-16)
Devised by Kelly Lovelady
Performed by Ruthless Jabiru, Jeremy Barnett found object
Live recording by Apple & Biscuit
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Kelly Lovelady, conductor

Originally posted at Meet the Artist:

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Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music?
Conducting felt inevitable for me as a teenager: a natural evolution despite my oblivion at the time to everything it would eventually entail! The realisation was unceremonious- not really a dream or desire but a moment of clarity. I was lucky to find my two conducting teachers in the years that followed and both continue to mentor me almost 18 years on.

Who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career?
I think my tastes and philosophies are largely the result of producing my own work. When you find yourself responsible for every detail you start to reconsider the possibilities. If your self Continue reading

Dawn O’Porter, Kelly Lovelady and Annie Beckett

Originally posted at BBC Radio London:

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Author Dawn O’Porter chats about on her new novel, Kelly Lovelady discusses the demands of a female conductor and Annie Beckett talks about living with an alcoholic mother.

Refuelling: Ethics in cultural sponsorship

Originally posted at Musochat:

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Host: Kelly Lovelady (@KellyLovelady)

How do we perpetuate our projects in austerity conditions? Should we dull our originality and politics to attract commercial branding and government grants? Fossil fuel companies are buying into our performance venues to bury their social and environmental crimes. Can the uprising towards an oil-free cultural sector start with us: the artists?

I’ve called a session on refuelling- ideas of powering, nourishing, sustaining ourselves, our projects, audiences and comrades #Musochat
— Kelly Lovelady (@KellyLovelady) March 20, 2017

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