Tuesday, July 14, 2009

American Composers Orchestra Presents Video of Tania León on Cuban Roots of 'Indigena'

[Tania León]

As we have reported previously, the Afro-Cuban composer and conductor Tania Justina León will be a Guest Composer at Wellesley College from July 19 to August 2, 2009. A video portrait (1:45) was filmed previously and can be seen online now:
American Composers Orchestra
Composer Portrait
Tania León speaks about her work, Indigena, and its relation to her Cuban roots. Performed on March 25, 2007 in Zellerbach Theater at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA and March 26, 2007 in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY. Conducted by ACO Conductor Laureate, Dennis Russell Davies.” “Filmed by Jeremy Robins. More info at

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