CONCERTPIANIST – VOCALIST– COMPOSER
considered one of Europe's most versatile concert pianists.Tania grew up in Santiago, Chile. Early on she came in contact with, and developed a strong passion for, Classical piano and Chilean folk music.
“Every song swings in great fashion” Sydsvenskan
Naranjo’s “Soleil”…with its closing drama of pounding piano and high-piches accordion, is enjoyably dramatic..” SONGLINES Magazine
“Her very personal Latin-Jazz style swings very beautifully” Lira Magazine
TANIA NARANJO’s music is of a theater of emotions. Tania grew up in Santiago, Chile. Early on she came in contact with, and developed a strong passion for, Classical piano and Chilean folk music. Considered on of Europe’s most versatile concertpianists and singer she has been touring in Scandinavia and perfomed in International Festivals all over the world in solo concerts, with symphony orchestras and with her own constellations. In Tania’s compositions and her musical expression there is room for a driving rhythm along with creativity and improvisation which can be heard i.e. on her solo album “La industria del miedo “ . Her music is inspired by jazz, Argentine tango, 20th century modern composers and urban Chilean music along with Andean folk music.
“SOLEIL” kindly commissioned by The Swedish National Radio
Naranjo’s “Soleil”…with its closing drama of pounding piano and high-piches accordion, is enjoyably dramatic..”
SONGLINES MAGAZINE (about Duo Naranjo-Weurlander “Infinity”)
“Naranjos composition. Andes, was very beautiful with harmonies and a mood that had a lot in common with Piazzolla’s new tango” Sydsvenskan
Tania composes rhythmic beautiful music and its known for her warm charisma, intense feeling, genuine playfulness and joy of singing. She is a performer who accentuates with a liberal and yet powerful playfulness. She plays herself straight into the hearts of the audience.
She has collaborated with a large number of Symphony Orchestras, film & theater productions, dance companies, ensembles and leading her own groups. Among others:
- MALMÖ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
- BUDAPEST MAV SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA/HU
- STOCKHOLM SYMFONIC WIND ORCHESTRA
- ORQUESTA FILARMÓNICA REGIONAL DE ATACAMA/CH
- GISLAVEDS SYMFONY ORCHESTRA
- VÄSTERNORRLANDS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
- CIURLIONIS Quartet/LTU
- ORANGE TECH & LATIN ENSEMBLE
- DANZA URBANA HAMBURG/GER
Tania has performed her own music at the official visit of Chiles President-Michelle Bachelet in Sweden 2016. She was also invited to perform a solo concert at “Salón de honor” (Chiles National Congress) Recorded by TV Senado. Other important ocations include solo performance for Swedens Premier Minister Göran Persson and his stabb in 2005. Live at Swedish National Television.
Tania was Artist in Residence at Circolo Scandinavo di Roma 2016 in Italy. She has been artistic director of experimental music projects like “Orange Tech & Latin Ensemble”, “VIOLETA PARRA 100 years TRIBUTE” and for “Piano unlimited” 2018.
Swedish National Radio SRP2, TV4, SVT, YLE Radio Vega Finland, Polish National Radio , TV Skierniewice (Poland) & TV SENADO, Radio U.de Chile, Radio Cámara has done documentaries about her music & projects
Tania has released her solo album “La industria del miedo” and “Entwined” & “INFINITY” with Duo Naranjo-Weurlander
Duo Naranjo-Weurlander is one of Scandinavian most successfull crossover ensambles. Tania plays and composes together with Finnish concert accordionist Minna Weurlander now touring worldwide. www.duonaranjoweurlander.com
Tania Naranjo is supported by the Swedish Arts Council, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, the Swedish Performing Arts Agency, Crafoord Foundation & Sten K Johnsons Foundation. Tania is one of the “IRIS Stipendiet” awarded women 2018
Performances, international tours & festivals in Scandinavia, Balticum, France, Italy, Faroe Islands, Mexico, Canada, Hungary, Germany, Chile and more….