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    The Reser Presents
    Osvaldo Golijov: Falling Out of Time
    The Reser Presents

    Osvaldo Golijov: Falling Out of Time

    Date November 01, 2022 7:30pm Pricing $30 – $50

    Experience the Northwest premiere of a deeply moving new work by Osvaldo Golijov. This special concert presents Argentinian American composer Osvaldo Golijov’s Falling Out of Time, composed for a multicultural, multi-stylistic instrumental ensemble, and presented in a semi-staged performance.

    Based on the eponymous book by Israeli author David Grossman, Falling Out of Time is a gripping song cycle that explores parents’ sorrow as they mourn the loss of a child. Golijov’s eclectic music draws on Delta blues and Central Asian ballads to tell a tale of grief and a journey to acceptance. Commissioned by Silkroad and featuring members of the wide-ranging Silkroad Ensemble, the evocative score weaves a tapestry of sound that draws on Chinese, European, and Middle Eastern musical traditions—and includes contemporary synthesizer and electric guitar.

    Osvaldo Golijov
    Falling Out of Time A Tone Poem in Voices

    Text adapted by Osvaldo Golijov from the novel by David Grossman
    Translation from Hebrew by Jessica Cohen

    Dan Brantigan, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
    Hannah Collins, Cello
    Shawn Conley, Acoustic bass, Electric Fretless Bass
    Biella da Costa, vocals
    Nora Fischer, vocals
    Jeremy Flower, Electric Guitar, Modular Synthesizer
    Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
    Mario Gotoh, Viola
    Shane Shanahan, Percussion, Drum Set
    Mazz Swift, Violin
    Reylon Yount, Yangqin

    Osvaldo Golijov: Falling Out of Time recently premiered at Carnegie Hall to critical acclaim.

    80 min performance with no intermission.

    There will be a 30 min talk back after the performance.

    Sponsored by Ronni Lacroute.


    All Classical Portland: Interview With Composer Osvaldo Golijov

    Join host Suzanne Nance on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 6:00 PM PT to hear her special interview with Argentinian-American composer Osvaldo Golijov, violinist Johnny Gandelsman, and the Reser’s Executive Director Chris Ayzoukian. They will discuss Golijov’s exquisite and nuanced interpretation of David Grossman’s Falling Out of Time. Part play, part poem, part fable, the book narrates a journey “out of time” as parents grieve the death of their child, a quest to comprehend a loss with no name.

    Tune in at 89.9 FM in Portland or worldwide via the live player on their website.

    Interview With Composer Osvaldo Golijov

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