Lara Downes on Rhapsody in Blue Reimagined

Friday, February 9, 2024

The pianist's new recording explores the iconic work's meaning for today's world, a century since its premiere

For this week's Gramophone Podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford is joined by pianist Lara Downes to talk about her fascinating new recording of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue – reimagined for today's world by composer Edmar Colón to mark the iconic work's centenary, and available from the Pentatone label. 

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Rhapsody in Blue Reimagined is available for streaming and high-resolution download from Pentatone. You can hear it via Apple Music, below.

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