Tania León News

Birth Place: Havana, CUBA
Gender: Female
Announcing the Co-Directors of OpenICE and Launching the Second SeasonAnnouncing the Co-Directors of OpenICE and Launching the Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

With the launch of the second season of OpenICE, a multi-year program to engage new listeners for contemporary music through an outpouring of programming that is free and open to the public, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) announces the appointment of Ryan Muncy (ICE saxophonist) and Alice Teyssier (ICE flutist/vocalist) as the new Co-Directors of OpenICE. Muncy and Teyssier have been members of ICE since 2014 and, in addition to their musical roles, serve in the capacities of Director of Institutional Giving and Artistic Operations Associate, respectively. (more...)

Sondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space TonightSondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Tonight, November 19 (8 pm) pianist Anthony de Mare brings the third and final installment of his inspired LIAISONS project to Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. (more...)

Sondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space, 11/19Sondheim's Works Get Revamped by Marsalis, Sheik and More in Anthony de Mare's LIAISONS at Symphony Space, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

On Thursday, November 19 (8 pm) pianist Anthony de Mare brings the third and final installment of his inspired LIAISONS project to Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. (more...)

Composer Tania Leon Joins Panel for PUBLIQ Access Concert TodayComposer Tania Leon Joins Panel for PUBLIQ Access Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

ChamberMusicNY, a non-profit presenting organization, is pleased to announce that composer Tania Leon has joined the post-concert panel discussion as a moderator for our opening night concert today, September 26. (more...)

Composer Tania Leon Joins Panel for PUBLIQ Access Concert, 9/26Composer Tania Leon Joins Panel for PUBLIQ Access Concert, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

ChamberMusicNY, a non-profit presenting organization, is pleased to announce that composer Tania Leon has joined the post-concert panel discussion as a moderator for our opening night concert Saturday September 26. (more...)

Laurie Anderson Meets Tania Leon at the Composers Now Festival, TomorrowLaurie Anderson Meets Tania Leon at the Composers Now Festival, Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Composer Tania León, a 2012 Grammy award nominee and a CUNY distinguished professor at Brooklyn College, will host experimental performance artist Laurie Anderson at the “Innovative Women in Music,” a concert showcase, brunch, and discussion panel about women composers this Sunday, February 22 at the Cutting Room, on 44 East 32nd St., New York at 11:30 a.m. (more...)

Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's STRING Wins 2015 Richard Rodgers AwardAdam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's STRING Wins 2015 Richard Rodgers Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

The winner of the 2015 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theater was announced earlier this week by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, which administers the Rodgers Awards: String, by Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond. The show was awarded a Studio Production. (more...)

Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at BargemusicPianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

On Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 pm, BARGEMUSIC presents celebrated Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks in a recital featuring the world premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai, five movements for speaking pianist with poetry by Steven Schroeder, paired with two monumental works by Johannes Brahms, rarely heard together on one program: Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp minor, Op. 2 and Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5. Also featured on the program is Clara Schumann's Romance, Op. 21/#1, “To my friend Brahms.” (more...)

Spectrum Presents Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu TonightSpectrum Presents Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet tonight, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space TonightTower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Tonight, February 7 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space pays tribute to 'the women warriors of new music' with a concert marking a quartet of anniversaries: composer Joan Tower's 75th birthday (Sept. 6, 2013), composer Tania Leon's 70th birthday (May 14, 2013), pianist Ursula Oppens's 70th (Feb. 2, 2014), and the 30th anniversary season of the Cassatt String Quartet. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Are In Demand This Spring, Presenting NOYE'S FLUDDE and MoreSan Francisco Girls Chorus Are In Demand This Spring, Presenting NOYE'S FLUDDE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus—Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director, and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—are in demand as one of the Bay Area's top vocal ensembles with upcoming guest performances this spring with the San Francisco Symphony, award-winning visual arts organization Creativity Explored, Stephen Petronio Dance Company presented by San Francisco Performances and in Opera Parallèle's productions of Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tiresias and Weill's Mahagonny. In addition, the Girls Chorus will stage Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical deluge story, with décor and set pieces by artists from Creativity Explored on Saturday, March 29. A complete list of Spring performances is listed below. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

Tower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space, 2/7Tower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

On Friday, February 7 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space pays tribute to "the women warriors of new music" with a concert marking a quartet of anniversaries: composer Joan Tower's 75th birthday (Sept. 6, 2013), composer Tania Leon's 70th birthday (May 14, 2013), pianist Ursula Oppens's 70th (Feb. 2, 2014), and the 30th anniversary season of the Cassatt String Quartet. (more...)

Judith Clurman's 'Composer Speaks' Series Features Sheldon Harnick and More TonightJudith Clurman's 'Composer Speaks' Series Features Sheldon Harnick and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Judith Clurman conducts The Composer Speaks: Reason To Be Thankful at the DiMenna Space for Classical Music, 450. 37th St (between 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City, at 8:00 PM tonight, December 10, 2013. (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space TonightUrsula Oppens and Robert Levin Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands this evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

Judith Clurman's Composer Speaks Series to Feature Sheldon Harnick and More, 12/10Judith Clurman's Composer Speaks Series to Feature Sheldon Harnick and More, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Judith Clurman conducts The Composer Speaks: Reason To Be Thankful at the DiMenns Space for Classical Music, 450. 37th St (between 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City, at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. This event is being performed under the auspices of The Composer Speaks series, which is sponsored by Clurman's Essential Voices USA. The Composer Speaks workshops involve a presentation of musical selections followed by a discussion between the composers, librettists, conductor Judith Clurman, and audience members about musical choices and compositional techniques. (more...)

Robert Paterson's WINTER SONGS out 12/3 on American Modern RecordingsRobert Paterson's WINTER SONGS out 12/3 on American Modern Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

American Modern Recordings, American Modern Ensemble (AME)'s lively outpost for superbly produced studio albums, issues Robert Paterson's finely crafted and expertly performed Winter Songs and other vocal works on Tuesday, December 3. To fete the occasion, AME presents an evening of selected winter songs from Paterson and others at the Dimenna Center's Cary Hall (450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018) on December 3 at 8PM. (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin to Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space, 12/5Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin to Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands on Thursday evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

Symphony Space to Welcome Marcus Samuelsson, Philip Glass & More for Artful Dining SeriesSymphony Space to Welcome Marcus Samuelsson, Philip Glass & More for Artful Dining Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Symphony Space has announced the fourth annual Artful Dining series. These unique fundraising events welcome guests into private homes for intimate performances and interviews over dinner, cocktails, or brunch. Artful Dining is designed to further the dialogue between the world-class artists and patrons who call Symphony Space an artistic home. This year's events feature a diverse array of artists including: Leon Botstein, Nicholas Canellakis, Lenore Fishman Davis, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Philip Glass, Daniel Gortler, Laura Kaminsky, Tania Leon, Idith Meshulam, Denis O'Hare, and Marcus Samuelsson. (more...)

THE ART OF MUSIC Set for NOCCA's Freda Lupin Memorial Hall TonightTHE ART OF MUSIC Set for NOCCA's Freda Lupin Memorial Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

On Thursday, August 29, some of New Orleans' most acclaimed artists will join forces to explore the watery, mysterious boundary that both separates and joins music and the visual arts. This one-night-only concert event, THE ART OF MUSIC, features performances by the magnificent Faubourg Quartet, presenting works by Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, Debussy, and Tania Leon. (more...)

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