Classical Conversations

Lara Downes: New Day Begun

Lara Downes

Billboard Chart-topping pianist and NPR Music personality Lara Downes joins us to sample her recent album New Day Begun, which is part of her ongoing recording project Rising Sun. Featuring music by Black composers from over nearly 200 years, Rising Sun Music's recordings are "radically reframing the history of classical music by embracing the true diversity of its origins and expanding the inclusivity of its future."

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