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The Man from La Plata

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.

Two Days (St Mark Passion)
Luciana Souza, Samia Ibrahim (sopranos)
Reynaldo Gonzalez Fernandez (baritone)
Orquestra La Pasion
Schola Cantorum de Caracas
Cantoria Alberto Grau
Maria Guinand (conductor)

Yiddishbbuk: Inscriptions for string quartet
St Lawrence Quartet

The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for klezmer clarinet and string quartet
Todd Palmer (clarinets)
St Lawrence Quartet.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 4 Feb 2008 21:15

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