Gillian Smith is thrilled to announce that with the generous support of The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), she released 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.
The album has been received with critical acclaim:
“A stunning debut by a rising star” -The WholeNote, October 2019
“Gillian Smith demonstrates a great skill and mastery…magnificently appropriates Canadian repertoire” -La Scena Musicale, November 2019
For a physical copy of the Into the Stone CD ($20), please use the contact form on this website and one (or more if requested) will be mailed to you.
You can listen/buy Into the Stone online here: http://bit.ly/2mJzGzs
Gillian Smith’s recording of Veronika Krausas’ piece Inside the Stone from the album Into the Stone was selected by Spotify as one of their Classical New Releases picks in September 2019.
Into the Stone was 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. Thank you so much to everyone who came!
Here are some photos from the launch:
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