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Lara Downes hosting SiriusXM - Symphony Hall FB page for November

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Pianist Lara Downes is hosting the Sirius XM Symphony Hall Facebook page for the month of November. Downes who recently released 'America Again', on Sono Luminus will be focusing on American music and generating conversation about listeners' favorite American Music moments. The album's 'America Again', title is taken from Langston Hughes' poem, Let America Be America Again, written in 1938. America Again features twenty pieces selected by Downes that explore the elusive but essential American dream, written by composers including Duke Ellington, Lou Harrison, Morton Gould, Amy Beach, George Gershwin, Angélica Negrón, Dan Visconti, Leonard Bernstein, Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin, Florence Price, Aaron Copland, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and more.