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Episode 104: Lara Downes

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Uncover the musical journey of Lara Downes, an inventive American pianist whose compositions intricately entwine history, family, and collective memory, creating a resonant narrative in sound. With chart-topping albums like “America Again,” hailed as a unifying force by The Boston Globe, Downes’ artistry transcends boundaries. Her collaborations with icons like Yo-Yo Ma, Rhiannon Giddens, and renowned composers exemplify her commitment to shaping the national arts scene and redefining the essence of American music. Join in to experience the captivating conversation with Lara Downes—a visionary musician shaping the soulful sounds of our heritage.

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