Pulitzer Prize to Tania León

Jeudi, Juin 17, 2021 - 16:34
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Tania León
Tania Justina Leon

The 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Music has been won by Cuban composer Tania León. She received the prize for her work “Stride”, which premiered at the Lincoln Center in New York in February 2020.

According to the jury called her composition is a “musical journey full of surprise, with powerful brass and rhythmic motifs that incorporate Black music traditions from the U.S. and the Caribbean into a Western orchestral fabric.”

source: https://operawire.com/cuban-composer-tania-leon-wins-2021-pulitzer-prize...

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