Tania León talks about "Stride" and Project 19

Friday, February 14, 2020 11:00 AM

New York Composers Circle Honorary Member and Peermusic Classical composer Tania León's "Stride" is the second piece to be premiered as part of Project 19,  a New York Philharmonic commissioning initiative to mark the centenary of the 19th amendment, which extended suffrage to American women. León is one of 19 female composers to receive a commission for the project; she discusses the historic inspirations of her piece, her musical influences, and some features of the new work.

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