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Concert: Lara Downes

  • On-site
Armor Hall
$30 Adult/$16 Student with ID/$14 Child (8-18), including admission to the grounds. Advance tickets $2 off. Wave Hill Members save 10%
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Honored as 2022 Classical Woman of the Year by Performance Today, pianist Lara Downes presents Where Dreams Begin, an intimate program with a message of universal hope and humanity. Amidst the wintery backdrop outside Armor Hall, Downes will feature a sneak peak of her upcoming Pentatone label release Love At Last, a reflection on the power of imagination and the possibility of new beginnings.

Where Dreams Begin
Featuring works by Teddy Abrams, Clarice Assad, J.S. Bach, Margaret Bonds, Sean Hickey, Scott Joplin, Hooshyar Khayam, Franz Schubert, Michael Shapiro and Christopher Theofanidis. Special guest: Joe Brent, vihuela

Lara Downes is a musical trailblazer and activist dedicated to expanding the resonance and relevance of American music. In addition to appearances as a soloist with top symphony orchestras nationwide, not to mention her Billboard chart-topping albums, she is the creator and host of AMPLIFY with Lara Downes, a video series for NPR Music, and founder of Rising Sun Music, a recording series that shines light on the music and stories of Black composers over the past 200 years.

The concert begins at 2PM and lasts approximately one hour without intermission. Ages 8 and older welcome with an adult.

Registration required, online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251.

Questions? Please email us at or call the telephone number and extension above.

Wave Hill House and Armor Hall are wheelchair-accessible. There is an accessible, ground-level entrance at the front of the building with a power-assist door. The restroom on the ground level is all-gender and ADA-compliant. Additional ADA-compliant restrooms are available on the lower level, which can be accessed by elevator.

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