Osvaldo Golijov’s works include the St Mark Passion; the opera Ainadamar; Azul, a cello concerto; The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, for clarinet and string quartet; the song cycles Ayre and Falling Out of Time, and the soundtracks for the Francis Ford Coppola’s films Tetro and Youth Without Youth. This season two new works have premiered: Um Dia Bom, for string quartet, for Brooklyn Rider; and Ever Yours, for string octet, for the St Lawrence String Quartet together with the Telegraph Quartet. He is currently working on a violin concerto for Johnny Gandelsman and The Knights to be premiered December 16, 2022, at the opening of the Prior Center for Performing Arts at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was born in Argentina, and lived in Jerusalem before coming to the US. He is the Loyola Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross.