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The Man from La Plata

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 04 February 2008

Osvaldo Golijov (1960- )

Donald Macleod meets a composer anointed by American critics as 'the saviour of classical music', an artist whose diverse background - brought up in Argentina, of Eastern European Jewish ancestry, living in Jerusalem and studying in the United States - has given him a distinct musical voice.

1/5: The Man from La Plata

A focus on the people and places that have had a big influence on Golijov's career.

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