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Welsh National Opera – Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar – with Jacquelina Livieri, Hanna Hipp & Julieth Lozan Rolong; directed by Deborah Colker; conducted by Matthew Kofi Waldren

Osvaldo Golijov’s work Ainadamar (2003) is essentially an elegy in dramatised form, to the memory of Federico García Lorca, rather than a straightforward biographical narrative about the Spanish writer assassinated in 1936 at the outset of the Civil War. He’s not much represented as a character in the series of flashbacks and memories that make up the drama, […]

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