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Work: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)

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ComposerWagner, Richard (1813-1883)
PeriodRomantic
Year1843
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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LeipzigDer fliegende Holländer

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Ulf Schirmer; Michiel Dijkema; Oper Leipzig; Christoph Gedschold; Jula Reindell; Iain Paterson

New York CityDer fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)New production

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Valery Gergiev; François Girard; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Moritz Junge; Sir Bryn Terfel; Anja Kampe

BerlinDer fliegende Holländer

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Ivan Repušić; Christian Spuck; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Rufus Didwiszus; Emma Ryott; Noel Bouley; Michael Volle

TorontoThe Flying Dutchman

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Johannes Debus; Christopher Alden; Canadian Opera Company; Allen Moyer; Vitalij Kowaljow; Marjorie Owens

LondonVasily Petrenko Conducts The Poem of Ecstasy

Vasily Petrenko Conducts The Poem of Ecstasy
Wagner, Debussy, Ravel, Scriabin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; George Li
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Exhilarating storm-tossed evening in the Cotswolds

Kirstin Sharpin (Senta) and Jonathan Stoughton (Erik) © Matthew Williams-Ellis
With a glinting voice of a youthful sheen, like bracing Nordic air, Kirstin Sharpin was entirely convincing as the obsessed dreamer, Senta.
***11
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A powerful gale of sound in Budapest's Dutchman

Elisabet Strid (Senta) © Gábor Kotschy | Müpa Budapest
The battle of the choirs is a thrilling moment in just about any performance of Dutchman, but produces shock and awe in the live acoustics of Budapest's Bartok Bela Concert Hall.
****1
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The Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

Iain Paterson (The Dutchman) © Monika Kolstad | Bergen National Opera
Bergen National Opera’s new production allows the story to speak to itself, while strong performances from Eric Halfvarson and Elisabeth Teige gave the performance its edge.
****1
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A Romantic ghost story in Darmstadt

Astrid Weber (Senta) © Wolfgang Runkel
Darmstadt's Flying Dutchman was a gripping Romantic ghost story with a stong Senta in Astrid Weber. 
****1
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Iain Paterson's Dutchman drops anchor in Frankfurt

Wolfgang Koch (Dutchman) and Erika Sunnegårdh (Senta) © Barbara Aumüller (2015)
Iain Paterson's house debut as the Holländer was sufficient reason to drop anchor in the Main for this revival of David Bösch's 2015 production. 
***11
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