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Some of the highlights for 2010-2011 are presented below.
|World Premiere of Phoenix|
Osvaldo Golijov's Phoenix will receive its world premiere on September 23, by the Phoenix Symphony, conducted by Michael Christie. The commission and performance celebrate the opening of the Music Instrument Museum in Phoenix.
|Golijov works in São Paulo|
The Orquestra de São Paulo will present a set of three concerts featuring the works by Osvaldo Golijov, September 30 - October 2. The program features Azul, with cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Last Round and Oceana. Miguel Harth-Bedoya conducts.
Sidereus, commissioned by 35 orchestras, premieres
Osvaldo Golijov's Sidereus will receive it world premiere with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra on October 16, under the baton of Mei-Ann Chen. The work was commissioned by 35 American orchestras to honor Henry Fogel, and will receive performances by all 35 orchestras during the course of 2010-2011.
|Golijov Festival in Madrid|
A festival of the works of Osvaldo Golijov will be presented in Madrid, featuring the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España and a range of guest arists and soloists, including David Krakauer, Dawn Upshaw, Michael Ward-Bergemann, Kayhan Kalhor, Jamey Haddad, Cyro Baptista, Biella da Costa and Alisa Weilerstein. Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Leonard Slatkin conduct. The festival, running from February 24 - March 6 and entitled "Carta Blanca a Osvaldo Golijov", also includes films and discussions. For more information and a complete schedule, visit the OCNE website.
|Ayre at Ojai: Libbey Bowl gala reopening|
On June 3, Osvaldo Golijov's Ayre will be featured in a gala celebration of the reopening of the Libbey Bowl, home to the Ojai Music Festival. Dawn Upshaw, Music Director of the festival, will be joined in the performance by eighth blackbird. [www.ojaifestival.org]
Ainadamar has its Spanish premiere
Osvaldo Golijov's opera Ainadamar will receive its Spanish premiere performances on June 25 and 27 at the International Festival of Music and Dance Granada. Many of the opera's events, around the life and death of Federico García Lorca, take place in Granada and specifically at the "Fountain of Tears" ("Ainadamar"), where he is believed to have been murdered.
Azul at Oregon Bach Festival
Osvaldo Golijov's Azul will be featured in the opening concert of the 2011 Oregon Bach Festival. The concert, June 23, pairs Golijov's work (with soloist Yo-Yo Ma) with Bach's Magnificat. [oregonbachfestival.com]