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Rediscovering his ‘Pasión’

Latin-inflected piece by Golijov now on CD, DVD

Osvaldo Golijov Osvaldo Golijov's "La Pasión según San Marcos" premiered in 2000, catapulting the composer (pictured) to fame. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / March 26, 2010

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While Osvaldo Golijov was writing his breakthrough piece, “La Pasión según San Marcos,’’ he kept a postcard of Picasso’s 1930 painting “Crucifixion’’ on his piano. The picture — vibrant and surreal — now adorns the cover of a recording of the “Pasión,’’ released earlier this week on the Deutsche Grammophon label. (Full article: 829 words)

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