Front Row Center - Golijov's Ainadamar
Enjoy the view from Front Row Center as host Mike Bolton delves into #OsvaldoGolijov's 21st century masterpiece, #Ainadamar, which centers on the life, death, and impact of Spanish poet and playwright, #FedericoGarcíaLorca. #YaleUniversity professor Dr. Noël Valis discusses Lorca's life, death, and impact and her new book Life After Lorca, award-winning costume designer Richard St. Clair talks about the 19th-Century Spanish heroine #MarianaPineda, while Founder and Artistic Director of the #PasiónyArte flamenco dance ensemble Elba Hevia y Vaca shares the keys of the flamenco dance form and Lorca's impact on it. Finally, mezzo-soprano #DanielaMack talks about preparing the role of Lorca for #DetroitOpera's production of Ainadamar. Also, check out the Front Row Center Playlist on Ainadamar to hear excerpts from the opera.