Photo by Jade Woods
Mirabai Peart is a versatile violinist, violist and singer. She has performed on many continents, at major festivals and venues ranging from house concerts to iconic venues like Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Since 2010 she has had major touring stints with Joanna Newsom, Ryan Francesconi, Alela Diane and recently a short stint with Laura Veirs. Her playing draws upon her classical training and diverse folk influence to create new and original music. Influences include jazz, free-improvisation, American folk, Celtic and Balkan and Middle Eastern folk music.
Mirabai is set to finish recording her first solo album in Spring 2020, featuring original songs for viola and voice after breaking the ice with her debut solo show sharing the bill with Anna Fritz in 2019.