Composers in Focus: Tania León
Thursday, December 10, 6:30 PM
Composer. Conductor. Pianist.
Tania León stands as a pillar of Contemporary Composition and a leader in the Performing Arts.
CMS welcomes Tania León and offers audiences a rare opportunity to sit in on an intimate conversation between Tania and oboist James Austin Smith. This webinar-style presentation will include live, real-time conversations with Tania as well as pre-recorded performances of her work A La Par for Piano and Percussion, performed by Ian David Rosenbaum, percussion, and Orion Weiss, piano.
Get familiar with the artist below.
A Composer Puts Her Life in Music, Beyond Labels
Tania León worked for the New York Philharmonic in the 1990s. But the full orchestra is only now performing her work.
Read this fasinating feature piece in the New York Times about Ms. León’s trajectory in America, the defining moments of her career, and the evolution of her unique musical voice.