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Osvaldo Golijov (1960- )

Part One

Monday 4 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 4 February 2008 21:15-22:15 (Radio 3)

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.

Duration:

1 hour

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