Vivien Schweitzer

Arts journalist

From the Theatre of the Synagogue

January 12, 2006

A musical polyglot who embraces everything from klezmer to tango, Argentine-born Osvaldo Golijov is a composer with the rare ability to excite both critics and ordinary concertgoers. A fine example of this talent is his seminal work, "La Pasión Según San Marcos", which sets the story of Jesus's crucifixion in contemporary Latin America.