This solo piano album includes works by Irish composers Gerald Barry, Ronan Guilfoyle and Greg Caffrey, and Japanese composers Takashi Yoshimatsu, Toshinao Sato, Akira Miyoshi and Mamoru Fujieda.
"A recital CD of Japanese and Irish piano music might sound at first like an odd prospect. But for Japanese-born, Irish-resident pianist Izumi Kimura it’s an opportunity to contrast subtle, eternal naivety with colour, humour and emotion."
- The Rambler
"one of the most original, creative and stimulating recordings of 2010 to be heard on an Irish label, an absolute revelation."
- Karishmeh Felfeli (Dublin City FM)
‘heroic levels of technical fearlessness, stamina and strengh in a programme dominated by flying, rumbling bass lines, hard-driven rhythms and counter-rhythms, and thousands upon thousands of notes – she also created a breathing, slow-burn climax – with a more reflective, often intimate style of playing’.