Osvaldo Golijov
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falling
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THE SILKROAD ENSEMBLE

How does one face an unspeakable emotion like grief? How can music express both a deeply personal and profoundly shared experience? Three years ago, Osvaldo Golijov read David Grossman's Falling Out of Time and was immediately struck by the emotional depth of the narrative. (preview

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Osvaldo Golijov’s works include the St Mark Passion; the opera Ainadamar; Azul, a cello concerto; and the song cycle Ayre. He is currently working on an evening-long song cycle for the Silk Road Ensemble, based on the book Falling Out of Time by David Grossman. He was born in Argentina, and lived in Jerusalem before coming to the US. He is the Loyola Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross.