18 Apr 2008
Review: Ainadamar, Flavio and Der Rosenkavalier
[Daily Telegraph, 18 April 2008]
Rupert Christiansen reviews Ainadamar and Flavio at the Barbican and Der Rosenkavalier performed by Zurich Opera at Festival Hall
Born into an East European Jewish family, brought up in Argentina, and educated in Israel and the US, the composer Osvaldo Golijov wasn't destined to fit neatly into a mould. In the US, his eclecticism has won him widespread popularity, but what precisely underpins it?