Gillian Smith is thrilled to announce that with the generous support of The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), she will be releasing her debut album, Into the Stone, featuring music for solo violin by Canadian composers Kati Agócs, Alice Ping Yee Ho, Veronika Krausas, Chantale Laplante, and Ana Sokolović on the Leaf Music label on September 27, 2019.

A single from Into the Stone was released on Friday, July 19, 2019.  The featured piece is Dance II from Ana Sokolovic’s Cinque Danze per violino solo.

You can hear the single, which is available on digital music services including iTunes/Apple Music and Spotify, here:

Gillian Smith Dance II

You can hear a clip from the single here:

Gillian Smith Dance II Clip

The album launch for Into the Stone will take place on Wednesday, September 25 at 7:00 pm at the Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library in Halifax, NS, featuring performances by Gillian Smith, violin with special guest Jennifer King, piano.  Admission is free.

Into the Stone will be launched in Toronto at an event at the Glenn Gould Studio on Saturday, October 5 at 7:00 pm, featuring performances by Gillian Smith, violin with special guest Emily Rho, piano.

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