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Osvaldo Golijov

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Osvaldo Golijov

Osvaldo Golijov artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Osvaldo Golijov's St. Mark Passion at Carnegie Hall.

March 6, 2013 Hear one of the most vibrant pieces of 21st-century music: a new retelling of Jesus' last days.

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Interviews & Profiles

A coach and high school students work on Osvaldo Golijov's Passion According to St. Mark with the composer (right) in November 2012.

March 17, 2013 An Argentine composer's vivid Passion According to St. Mark presents "a Latin American Jesus."

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classical music icons

December 27, 2009 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin some notable classical recordings of the past decade.

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May 26, 2006 Osvaldo Golijov has written string quartets and song cycles... but now he has written an opera.

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October 8, 2005 Golijov's new CD is a song cycle called Ayre, written for soprano Dawn Upshaw.

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Discover Songs

April 28, 2003 It may sound like classical music, but for NPR reviewer Tom Manoff, it's pancultural — an unusu...

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News

The New York Philharmonic performing at the current incarnation of Avery Fisher Hall in January 2011.

November 30, 2012 A major move for the NY Phil and back-and-forthing in Minnesota: a guide to what you need to know.

Robert Spano conducts members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, who are currently in a lock out labor dispute.

September 6, 2012 Celebrate the sound of the orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute.

A duet for the ages: Domingo and Colbert.

February 24, 2012 Stephen Colbert sings Verdi with Domingo, Klinghoffer riles London and a kerfuffle over Golijov.

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

September 17, 2010 The young cellist plays Bach with elegance and a new piece by Golijov with Technicolor brilliance.

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December 9, 2008 A look at 10 classical performers who are reviving the art of improv in both new and old music.

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Ainadamar

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  • Album: Osvaldo Golijov: Ainadamar
  • Artist: Robert Spano
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

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  • Album: Ayre
  • Artist: Golijov/Upshaw
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  • Album: Ayre
  • Artist: Dawn Upshaw
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2005