Classical Music Review: Osvaldo Golijov’s “Nazareno”

May 15, 2022
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Nazareno is bright, often joyous, and easy on the ears. That ought to count for something.

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Concert Review: “La Pasión según San Marco” at Symphony Hall

January 13, 2014
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There’s much in “La Pasión” to like. Composer Osvaldo Golijov’s use of Latin and South American musical forms has been well documented: the piece offers a striking compendium of idioms covering a huge geographical range.

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Opera Review: Osvaldo Golijov’s “Ainadamar” — Killer Arias

June 27, 2006
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By James Marcus At its best, an opera about the death of Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca is a tour-de-force. Ainadamar, an opera by Osvaldo Golijov. (Deutsche Grammophon) For most composers, geography is destiny. Even Schoenberg — whose innovations were supposed to release music not only from its tonal prison but from the local idiom…

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