Lara Downes

Pianist Lara Downes' playing has been praised as "luscious, moody, dreamy" (The New York Times) and "addicting" (The Huffington Post). She visited the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio on Oct. 15, 2019 to play music that celebrates Clara Schumann, whose 200th birthday was Sept. 13th. WRTI's Susan Lewis hosts. 

July 1, 2019. The hope in the "American Dream" is heard in the 2016 album, America Again, by pianist Lara Downes. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has the story.

Classical Album of the Week: For Lenny

Feb 27, 2018

Week of February 26, 2018. Pianist Lara Downes has put together a fascinating tribute to Leonard Bernstein, celebrating the 100th birthday of the conductor/composer/pianist.