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Valerie Milot - Trios for Violin, Cello and Harp featured on CBC Music: First Play

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Harpist Valérie Milot is like a hummingbird, delighting you with each appearance, and before you know it, moving on to the next thing. Her new album, due out Sept. 22, is a case in point. We were still in the thrall of Milot's 2016 release, Orbis, when Analekta Records sent us an advance copy of Trios for Violin, Cello and Harp, an equally captivating recital of chamber music by Jacques Ibert and Henriette Renié.

Not all record labels will greenlight such obscure repertoire. "My history with Analekta has always been in tune with my aspirations," Milot tells us. "They've been supportive since the beginning of my career and considered my discography as an ensemble with elements that enlighten different aspects of my career - solo, chamber music, different styles and eras, etc. I'm glad they are open to crazy ideas."

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