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4:40pm

Tue February 5, 2013
Open Air ~ 2/7 at 1pm

Traditional & Contemporary Opera ~ February in Classical Music

Marnie Breckenridge and Lisa Chavez in Opera Parallèle's "Ainadamar"
Photo by Steve DiBartomeo

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with Nicole Paiement, director of Opera Parallèle, which is presenting Ainadamar, the 2003 opera opera  by Osvaldo Golijov, inspired by the confrontation between poet Federico García Lorca and the Fascist regime during the Spanish Civil War, and with 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."  For the first Thursday of the month, SF Chronicle music critic Joshua Kosman offers a preview of the month ahead in

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