Ruthless Jabiru to perform London tribute to Maralinga

Australian Conductor, Kelly Lovelady was awarded the prestigious 2013 Julian Baring Award from the Tait Memorial Trust. The Trust are delighted to support Kelly and the orchestra which she created, Ruthless Jabiru, London’s all Australian Chamber Orchestra. The article below was posted on 12 August, 2013 by Kelly Lovelady on the Ruthless Jabiru website Ruthless Jabiru is…

A Farewell to John Amis

Dear Friends, I really appreciate all the warm, caring and loving messages I have received in the past week. Many of you have asked for details of the funeral and memorial services. I really appreciate all the warm, caring and loving messages I have received in the past week. Many of you have asked for…

Isla Baring OAM, Chairman of the Tait Memorial Trust

Isla Baring OAM 9 JUNE 2009 — AN HONOUR RECOGNIZES THE TAIT TRUST ISLA BARING has been awarded the Order of Australian Medal (OAM) general division for her service to the arts — supporting young Australian musicians and performing artists! Isla Violet Baring OAM founded The Tait Memorial Trust in 1992 in memory of her…

Siobhan Stagg sings at the Salzburg Festival. Next stop Berlin!

Siobhan Stagg recently sang the role of St Catherine in Brauenfels opera, Jeanne d’Arc @SbgFestival. Siobhan was a Tait Awardee 2012, the Sinclair and Wendy Hill Award. This lovely review of @SiobhanStagg in Seen and Heard Due to her Prize from the Australian International Opera Awards, Siobhan studied at the Wales International Academy of Voice…

Nicholas Lester, Baritone

Just heard from 2009 Tait Awardee, Nicholas Lester. I remember meeting him in 2006 when he was singing small roles with Opera UK. He has worked several times for Opera Holland Park since and has obviously been doing very well. Recent roles include Edward Lear in Ode to nonsense for State Opera of South Australia and Slingsby Theatre; Songs of…