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HOLES IN THE SKY: The solo set

Pianist Lara Downes presents a recital of solo piano music by women composers, celebrating her Sony Masterworks album Holes in the Sky.

“I want music that makes holes in the sky”

-Georgia O’keeffe

This concert-with-conversation features newly discovered works by Florence Price, new works from Julia Adolphe, Clarice Assad, Angelica Negron, Paola Prestini, Elena Ruehr, Marika Takeuchi and others, as well as original arrangements of iconic songs by Billie Holiday, Abbey Lincoln, Joni Mitchell, and Nina Simone, Downes celebrates the power of female creativity and the women who inspire her to make holes in the sky.

Presented in support of PLAN International Because I Am A Girl, the youth-led, global movement for girls’ rights and gender equality.