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Lara Downes, piano

America Again
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 8:00pm

Recipient of the 2016 Sphinx Organization Medal of Excellence, Lara Downes presents a recital of American music inspired by the Langston Hughes poem "Let America Be America Again." Selections from Gershwin, Barber, Beach, Copland, Ellington, Bernstein and more join in a chorus of voices inspired by the persistent, often unrealized American dream of equality and opportunity. These performances mark the release of Downes’ America Again album on the Sono Luminus label.

Q&A Session
Jackson Hall Stage | Post-Performance
Question & Answer Session with the artist

Luscious, moody and dreamy.

The New York Times

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Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
Jackson Hall Stage

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