Ainadamar - Osvaldo Golijov
Information about the opera Ainadamar by Osvaldo Golijov, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.
Based on the life of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, and his death by firing squad, Ainadamar combines flamenco with progressive rock.
Recommended recordings on CD
Spano/Upshaw/O'Connor (Deutsche Grammophon 477 6165GH)
Winner of the 2007 Grammy Award for best opera recording.
Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Spano.
Cast: Dawn Upshaw (O'Connor), Kelley O'Connor (Federico García Lorca), Jessica Rivera (Nuria).
Deutsche Grammophon 477 6165GH