On her new CD, Lara Downes returns to works by American composers, but a more diverse group of them than the recording she released 15 years ago. Inspired by the Charleston shootings, she wanted to take a broad look at the American dream, and what it has meant and continues to mean. America Again is her first disc on the Sono Luminous label.
KDFC's The State of the Arts
The Bay Area has some of the world’s best-known performing arts organizations and cultural offerings. Each day, Jeffrey Freymann showcases activities, concerts, soloists and ensembles coming through the area.