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Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer

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Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1., Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary
June 08, 10 at 18:00
Festival: Budapest Wagner Opera Festival
Performers
Michael BoderConductor
Balázs KovalikDirector
Péter HorgasSet Designer
Mari BenedekCostume Designer
John LundgrenBaritoneDutchman
Elisabet StridSopranoSenta
Liang LiBassDaland
Ric FurmanTenorErik
Bernadett WiedemannMezzo-sopranoMary
Franz GürtelschmiedTenorThe Steersman
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hungarian Radio Choir
Hungarian National Choir
Ádám FischerArtistic Director

Literature and life both can have an extraordinarily powerful, and parallel, impact on music. While fleeing from his creditors in a sailing vessel, Wagner experienced the force of a terrible gale that stirred his recollection of the story he'd read of a cursed ghost sailor compelled to atone for his sin by wandering the seas until Judgement Day. All of this, naturally, would evolve into a Romantic opera.

Elisabet Strid (Senta) © Gábor Kotschy | Müpa Budapest
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