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Lara Downes, featuring Rita Dove

135 East Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Dates: February 3, 2024
Phone: (919) 843-3333

Lara Downes, featuring Rita Dove - Tomorrow I May Be Far Away, Pianist Lara Downes has been praised by the New York Times for her “luscious, moody, and dreamy” playing. But she’s more than a musical innovator—she’s also a cultural explorer. In Tomorrow I May Be Far Away, Downes joins forces with Pulitzer-winning poet Rita Dove to create a spellbinding mix of music and poetry. Together, they examine myriad stories of migration and transformation. This extraordinary program features poems written and performed by Dove, as well as music from a diverse array of composers, including Duke Ellington, Shawn Okpebholo, Angelica Negrón, Florence Price, Carlos Simon, Billy Taylor, William Grant Still, and Kurt Weill.