Caitlin Smith

Caitlin Smith (c) Elisabeth Feryn
Caitlin Smith (c) Elisabeth Feryn


Genre(s): Electronic, Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Vienna, Austria


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CAITLIN SMITH is a Canadian composer and writer based in Vienna. Her practice mines a wide variety of musical genres, exploiting both concrete and abstract aesthetic techniques to convey sung and spoken material on themes related to disability, feminism, and social inequality. Treating the spoken word as musical texture, she seamlessly incorporates instrumental and sung gestures into content-based soundscapes. Caitlin Smith was chosen to be NASOM “New Austrian Sound of Music” artist 2020-21.


“Opera feels like a very current art form to me” – Caitlin Smith

Caitlin Smith (c) Elisabeth Feryn

CAITLIN SMITH sees herself as a composer who works mainly with words, and she uses them to depict sensitive stories of disability and inequality from a feminist point of view. With two operas coming up, … read more »

Austrian Music Theatre Day 2019

The Austrian Music Theatre Day is an international networking event taking place on September 14, 2019 in the context of the Musiktheatertage Wien at Vienna´s WUK. Austrian Music Export and Musiktheatertage Wien cordially invite all … read more »

Operadagen Rotterdam 2019 – A look back (and forward)

Professionals Programme Operadagen (c) Operadagen Rotterdam

In the field of pop, rock and electronic music, it’s quite usual for upcoming artists to play at showcase festivals, like Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen in the Netherlands, which is one of the biggest Showcase … read more »