Gabriella Smart is a passionate exponent of contemporary music, and has given award-winning premieres of Australian compositions. Smart has performed widely throughout Australia, including the International Melbourne Festival and the Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival, in Europe at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and in China at the Forbidden Palace in Beijing and in the Lanxin Theatre in Shanghai.

...a formidable executant, with apparently unstressable stainless steel wrists...
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She has given premieres of works by composers Michael Nyman and Academy Award winner Tan Dun, Carl Vine, Roger Smalley and Andrew Ford.

Photo: Jacinta Smart

Soundstream Festival has been awarded a Ruby Award – SA’s premier arts awards- for Best Event 2009. As artistic director, I’d like to thank everyone involved for their support.