Thursday, December 31, 2015

Derbyshire Times: American pianist to give RCH recital [Lara Downes will perform 'Fantasie Negre' by Florence B. Price on January 24, 2016, from 11 AM]

Lara Downes

Florence Beatrice Smith Price (1887-1953) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works Lists by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma,

Pianist Lara Downes is scheduled to perform Florence B. Price's Fantasie Negre at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, England on Sunday, January 24, 2016, beginning at 11 AM:

Thursday 31 December 2015

Lara Downes will be the next performer in the Sunday Morning Series,
piano recitals that take place at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall.

She will be in action from 11am on Sunday, January 24.

Lara Downes is an American pianist and her recital will have a dance theme.
The programme for the hour-long recital includes Weber’s Invitation To The Dance, Ravel’s La Valse, Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue, plus Fantasie Negre by Florence Price, the first African-American woman to be recognised as a significant composer.

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