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Birth Place: Havana, CUBA

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[Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1981]
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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1980]
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[Off-Broadway, 1978]
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London Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Cuban-American Composer Tania León as Next Composer-in-Residence

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has announced that Cuban-American composer Tania León will be its next Composer-in-Residence, succeeding Brett Dean. The appointment will span two seasons, beginning in September 2023, and will include a world premiere in 2023/24 and a UK premiere in 2024/25.

Judy Collins Performs 'Wildflowers' With Harlem Chamber Players Under Tania León at the Town Hall Next Month

On Saturday, February 25 (8 pm), The Town Hall continues its 2022/23 concert series spotlighting women composers who have shaped American culture with “the wild ageless angel of pop” (New York Times) Judy Collins, who will perform all of the songs in her magical 1967 album, Wildflowers, in concert with the Harlem Chamber Players, conducted by Tania León.

How to Watch the Complete 45th Kennedy Center Honors Featuring Ariana DeBose, Chita Rivera & More

The show featured Chita Rivera, Big Bird, Patti LaBelle, Garth Brooks, Ariana DeBose, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Julia Roberts, Mickey Guyton, and more honoring George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2, comprised of band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Honors Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors

CBS has released a preview of Ariana DeBose performing 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' during a tribute to Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors. The other honorees this year were George Clooney, Amy Grant, Tania León, and U2 (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.). Watch the video preview now!

Photos: Inside the 45th Kennedy Center Honors

The 45th Kennedy Center Honorees George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2 (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.) are celebrated in Washington, D.C., at the Honors Gala on December 4, 2022 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Check out photos from the event now!

Kennedy Center and CBS Announce Airdate for the 45th Kennedy Center Honors

Aactor and filmmaker George Clooney, contemporary Christian pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant, the legendary singer of soul, Gospel, R&B and pop Gladys Knight, Cuban-born American composer, conductor and educator Tania León, and iconic Irish rock band U2 (comprised of band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.) are the Honorees.

Bono & the Edge, Gladys Knight & More to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Recipients include actor and filmmaker George Clooney; contemporary Christian and pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant; the legendary singer of soul, Gospel, R&B, and pop Gladys Knight; Cuban-born American composer, conductor, and educator Tania León; and iconic Irish rock band U2, comprised of members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.

New Music USA's Amplifying Voices Announces First of Nine New Co-Commissioned Works from Program to be Premiered this Spring

New Music USA's Amplifying Voices program, which fosters collaboration toward racial and gender equity in new orchestral music, has over thirty orchestras from across the United States signed up to premiere new works co-commissioned from nine of today's leading composers: Valerie Coleman, Juan Pablo Contreras, Vijay Iyer, Tania León, Jessie Montgomery, Brian Raphael Nabors, Nina Shekhar, Tyshawn Sorey, and Shelley Washington.

BWW Review: Los Angeles Opera and Opera San Jose Celebrate Latina Composers

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Los Angeles Opera and Opera San Jose presented a recital honoring Latina composers. It includes songs by Modesta Bor, María Luisa Escobar, Chabuca Granda, María Grever, Ernestina Lecuona , Ángela Peralta, Consuelo Velázquez, and contemporary writers, Gabriela Lena Frank, Tania León, Mariela Rodríguez, and Irma Urteaga.

Tania León and Angélica Negrón Join American Composers Orchestra's Next Composer Talk

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) presents its next Composer to Composer Talk online with Tania León and Angélica Negrón on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5pm ET.

The Orchestra Now Livestreams Two Concerts With Soloists Adele Anthony, Blair McMillen, Peter Wiley & Shai Wosner

Music director Leon Botstein leads The Orchestra Now in two spring concerts livestreamed FREE from the Fisher Center at Bard on April 10 and May 1, an exciting return to performing symphonic works with a larger orchestra on stage. The April 10 program features Tania León’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated work Ácana, alongside music by Bernstein, Stravinsky, and Mendelssohn. The May 1 performance is the first concert of a belated two-part tribute to Beethoven’s 250th birthday. The second part will be performed by the Bard Conservatory Orchestra on May 8.

Composer Tania León, LSHOF Executive Betsy Pérez Join ASCAP Foundation Board

The ASCAP Foundation today announces that it has named Tania León and Betsy Pérez to its Board of Directors.

TANIA LE"N, JULIAN LAGE, ALAN BRAUFMAN, SAE HASHIMOTO And More " Volume 12 Of National Sawdust's Streaming Digital Discovery Festival

For Week 12 of National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival focused on Virtuosity, we present short concerts with genuine virtuosi, including an exceptional percussionist early in her career and a guitarist in the prime of his creative years.

Project 19 Launches With Six World Premieres

Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic will mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted equal voting rights to women, by commissioning and premiering works by 19 women composers. The multi-season initiative a?" the single largest women-only commissioning initiative in history a?" will launch in February 2020 with the first six World Premieres. Two more World Premieres will follow in Maya?"June 2020. The eleven remaining commissions will be premiered in future seasons. The commissioned composers are Unsuk Chin, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Joan La Barbara, Tania León, Nicole Lizée, Caroline Mallonee, Jessie Montgomery, Angélica Negrón, Olga Neuwirth, Paola Prestini, Ellen Reid, Maria Schneider, Caroline Shaw, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Joan Tower, Melinda Wagner, Nina C. Young, and Du Yun.

Tania León To Be Subject Of New Biography

Music scholar, academic and writer Alejandro L. Madrid announced on December 16, 2018 that he has signed a contract with the University of Illinois to write: 'Becoming Tania León. The Journey of an American Composer.' The projected completion date is September 2019. This is sure to be a fascinating read about an extraordinary artist now celebrating more than 50 years in the United States.

Composer/Conductor Tania León Hosts Dialogues No. 4 at Steinway Hall

Composers Now, Steinway, ASCAP, and The ASCAP Foundation co-present Dialogues, an evening of performance and town hall-style conversation between composers and audience. The November 30th event features composers Courtney Bryan (New Orleans, US), Felipe Lara (Brazil, US), and Žibuokl? Martinaityt? (Lithuania, US) hosted by Composers Now Founder/Artistic Director Tania Leon.

Composer/Conductor Tania León Hosts Dialogues No. 4 at Steinway Hall

Composers Now, Steinway, ASCAP, and The ASCAP Foundation co-present Dialogues, an evening of performance and town hall-style conversation between composers and audience. The November 30th event features composers Courtney Bryan (New Orleans, US), Felipe Lara (Brazil, US), and Žibuokl? Martinaityt? (Lithuania, US) hosted by Composers Now Founder/Artistic Director Tania Leon.

Winners of 2018 United States Artists Fellowship Announced

United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce its 2018 USA Fellows. This year, 45 artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $ 50,000 cash awards. The Fellowships honor their creative accomplishments and support their ongoing artistic and professional development, however the recipients choose to spend them.

Laurie Anderson Meets Tania Leon at the Composers Now Festival, Tomorrow

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.

Symphony Space Access to the Arts Gala to Feature Wong, Cerveris, & More 4/11

Each spring Symphony Space pays tribute to the artists, philanthropists, corporations, and others who share in its dedication to providing high-quality arts programming to a wide range of audiences. On April 11, we will present the second annual Access to the Arts Awards to author E.L. Doctorow, composer Tania León, and composer/performer Arturo O'Farrill of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. Symphony Space Board Member William L. Haines will also be recognized for his 24 years of leadership, which helped to shape the Symphony Space of today.

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