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Goligate update

Osvaldo Golijov has finally offered a response (or non-response) in the NY Times. Just a hunch, but I doubt this article will win him any new fans; this whole episode is pretty repugnant to anyone who truly believes in artistic originality. But maybe it’s finally over (at least until his next premiere). Read my earlier post here.

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Crime or Misdemeanor?

It’s a little over a week now since Osvaldo Golijov’s ill-fated performance of Sidereus in Oregon, a concert that exposed the Grammy-winning composer to multiple charges of plagiarism (and worse). A robust discussion has ensued in the music world, with some fascinating insights. And in some quarters, the silence is deafening.

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