Pianist Deborah Grimmett Releases Lineage: Tracing Influence, Her Debut Solo Album
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This new solo piano album features the first ever recording of Rhoda Coghill's Gaelic Fantasy (Saoirdhréacht Gaedhealach) and Iman Habibi's Piano Sonata (Voyage), alongside works by Brahms, Debussy, and Respighi.

TORONTO - eMusicWire -- New Classics Records is very pleased to announce the immediate release of Canadian-British pianist Deborah Grimmett's debut solo album, Lineage: Tracing Influence. The album features premiere recordings of Rhoda Coghill's Gaelic Fantasy (Saoirdhréacht Gaedhealach do'n Phiano) and Iman Habibi's Piano Sonata (Voyage), alongside works by Brahms, Debussy, and Respighi.

This album has been decades in the making, with the selected repertoire encompassing a tracing of both Deborah Grimmett's own musical lineage, and that of the composers and their music.

The album was recorded at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto, Canada, and is available in physical and digital formats on Bandcamp at https://deborahgrimmett.bandcamp.com/ (https://deborahgrimmett.bandcamp.com/album/line...)

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Described as "electric" and "absolutely breathtaking" (CiTR Radio), and "a true tour de force" (Musetta Stone), pianist Deborah Grimmett's performances have been heard throughout North America and Europe.

Ms. Grimmett has appeared as soloist with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Ann Arbor Camerata, and Dexter Orchestra, in collaboration with conductors such as Bramwell Tovey, and Anthony Elliott, and her performances have been presented by the Heinz Awards, Berkeley Symphony, Müzewest Concerts, and Guelph Connections Concerts, among others. In addition, she has appeared in concert with Dearborn Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra, and her performances and interviews have been broadcast on Classic 107, CiTR, and South Carolina Public radios.

Album credits:

Audio Engineer: Dennis Patterson
Assistant audio engineer: Pouya Hamidi
Session producer: David Jaeger
Assistant producer: Iman Habibi
Editing and mastering: David Jaeger

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Photography: Iman Habibi
Graphic Design: Kristan Toczko
Liner Notes: Deborah Grimmett

The support of FACTOR Canada (The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings) and Canada Council for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.

Album available here: https://deborahgrimmett.bandcamp.com/album/lineage-tracing-influence
For more information on the artist, visit: www.DeborahGrimmett.com

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