The Green Room with Lara Downes
About This Show
The Green Room is a radio series about the real lives of classical musicians, behind the scenes and before the downbeat. Concert pianist Lara Downes’ conversations with guest artists in the Green Room expose many topics central to the lives of working musicians, from the hazards of concert touring to the challenges of successful entrepreneurship, from the problems of parenting from the road to the joys of making music together.
Most Recent Episode
One Hour Special
Aug 23 15
In this one-hour special we hear from three incredible artists. Join Anne Akiko Meyers in the Green Room as she tells Lara about the challenges and rewards of working and performing while expecting a baby; Jeremy Denk talks about becoming a McArthur Genius Award recipient and his work onstage and off, writing about music and performing; and accomplished pianist Simone Dinnerstein speaks about her breakout success, hosting performances in her home, and much more!