Tania León, Cuban-American Composer

January 8, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Tania León

Tania León has a very diverse background, born in Cuba; she has French, Spanish, Chinese and African ancestors. León has lived in the US since 1967 and has become one of foremost living American composers whose always finds a way to reflect her Cuban musical roots.

Playlist

Saoko, by Tania León
Meridian Arts Ensemble

Oh Yemanja, by Tania León
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Bailarín by Tania León
David Starobin, guitar

Del Caribe, soy!, by Tania León
Néstor Torres, flute; Tania León, piano

Ritual, by Tania León
Maria Thompson Corley, piano

Batéy, by Tania León and Michel Camilo
Puntilla and New Generation; Western Wind Vocal Ensemble;
Tania León, conductor; Michel Camilo, piano