|Translation||Fountain of Tears|
August 10, 2003
Ainadamar (which means "Fountain of Tears" in Arabic) is the first opera by Argentinian composer
The opera tells the story of playwright
Ainadamar has features of both an opera and a
Ainadamar also connects with previous operatic traditions, as in the casting of Lorca as a
Crucially, it appears that performances by a younger generation of singers may prompt an assimilation into the canon — and with it, an integration of the Ibero-American musical languages it espouses into Classical music.