Tuesday, November 29, 2011

TaniaLeon.com: Carnegie Hall Premieres 'Homentage' for 100th Anniversary of Birth of Xavier Montsalvatge, 8 PM Nov. 30

[Tania Justina León]

Tania León (b. 1943) is an Afro-Cuban composer and conductor who is featured at AfriClassical.com. Her own website is www.TaniaLeon.com:

“November 30, 2011
WORLD PREMIERE: Homentage (Homage). Pianist Adam Kent premieres Homentage at Carnegie Hall. León's piece celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Xavier Montsalvatge (1912 - 2002), a Catalan composer greatly influenced by the music of Cuba. Commissioned by The Foundation for Iberian Music at The CUNY Graduate Center, the work will be presented as part of 'Spain in America,' a concert celebrating Spanish composers working in the U.S. or writing music inspired by the Americas. Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City. 8 p.m. 212-247-7800.”

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