Composer Osvaldo Golijov

sp11-WEB-osvaldo-golijov-annex-150Recent Spoleto Festival USA visitor Osvaldo Golijov is an Argentinian composer and was the Composer in Residence at the 2011 festival.  Having developed a close relationship with the St. Lawrence String Quartet at Tanglewood, Golijov's music has become a familiarity with the Spoleto Festival USA chamber musicians.  He talks with Frank Dominguez about Latino classical music and describes his own specific style.  He also addresses his personal approach to J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion after composing his own. 

Selections composed by Osvaldo Golijov performed at the Bank of America Chamber Music concerts at the Dock Street Theatre:
"Lullaby and Doina" from The Man Who Cried
ZZ's Dream
Yiddishbbuk
The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind

Osvaldo Golijov talks about his Argentinian heritage and his style.





Golijov talks about the Spoleto Festival USA 2011 chamber music.



Golijov addresses his approach to his St. Matthew Passion commissioned for the 250th anniversary of J. S. Bach's birth.



sp11-todd-palmer-150Listen to Clarinetist Todd Palmer talk about Golihov's The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind.