verdi http://kalw.org en Traditional & Contemporary Opera ~ February in Classical Music http://kalw.org/post/traditional-contemporary-opera-february-classical-music <DIV> <P>This week on <EM>Open Air</EM>, host David Latulippe talks with Nicole Paiement, director of Opera Parallèle, which is presenting Ainadamar, the 2003 opera opera&nbsp; by Osvaldo Golijov, inspired by the confrontation between poet Federico García Lorca and the Fascist regime during the Spanish Civil War, and with&nbsp;Andrew Whitfield, assistant conductor and chorus master of Opera San Jose, which is presenting Verdi's "Il Trovatore in a massive production inspired by Game of Thrones."&nbsp; For the first Thursday of the month, SF Chronicle music critic Joshua Kosman offers a preview Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:40:35 +0000 David Latulippe 22717 at http://kalw.org Traditional & Contemporary Opera ~ February in Classical Music