Prelude Residency at Beaumont Cottage, South Australia

Prelude is a national network of residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space to create new work. It is a collaboration between the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers Trust, National Trust of Western Australia, National Trust of South Australia, National Trusts of Australia, APRA AMCOS, Arts South Australia, Helpmann Academy and Bundanon Trust.Prelude is assisted by the Australian government through the Australia Council for the Arts.
Soundstream’s Artistic Director, Gabriella Smart, was awarded the first residency for 2018 which include a performance series below:

 

  • May 13: Beaumont House (Blue Touch Concert series):
    Gabriella Smart and Derek Pascoe perform with guest artist Jon Rose
  • June 17: Beaumont House (Blue Touch Concert series):
    Gabriella Smart performs Inner Cities by Alvin Curran, a 5 hour piano cycle
  • July 15: (TBC) Performance and talk by Gabriella Smart, 2018 Prelude Beaumont House residency recipient (in collaboration with National Trust of South Australia, National Trusts of Australia, APRA AMCOS, Arts South Australia, Helpmann Academy and Bundanon Trust. Prelude is assisted by the Australian government through the Australia Council for the Arts)
  • August 7/8: (Date TBC) Titjikala Choir in concert and art exhibition at Ayers House (collaboration between NTSA, JM Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice University of Adelaide, The Art Bus, Renewal SA)
  • Other performances by Gabriella Smart during her Residency:
  • April 5: Performance in Two Horizons: Australian Association for Pacific Studies Conference, Adelaide University: works by Cathy Milliken, David Harris (WP) and Jon Rose
  • April 9: Gabriella imrpovises ‘Grand Silence’ with Derek Pascoe (saxophone) and Luke Harrald (guitar, electronics) at COMA, Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide
  • April 13: World premiere of new work by Erkki Veltheim (60’) at the Adelaide Central School of Art
  • April 22: Solo concert at Monash University, works by Erkki Veltheim and Cat Hope
  • June 29: Solo concert in Perth, part of TURA concert series
  • June 30-July 6: Summer Nights Project, Mentoring women composers from VIC, SA and WA in a 2-day workshop and concerts in Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. (Partnership between TURA, Soundstream and Monash University)
  • 6-8 July: Performance in the Gender Diversity in Music Making Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • August 18: 8 pianos concert, Joan Penrith Centre, NSW, with Tamara Anna Cislowska
  • August 21: Gabriella curates the APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards, City Recital Hall, Sydney
    August 25: Solo concert in Extended Play, City Recital Hall, as part of a 12 hour new music festival (TBC)