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12.3.15

Dutchman Redux


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Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer, A. Silja, New Philharmonia Orchestra, O. Klemperer
(EMI)
Charles T. Downey, ‘Flying Dutchman’ features one-night casting change (Washington Post, March 13)
Washington National Opera’s production of Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” is mid-run at the Kennedy Center Opera House. For the third performance, heard on Wednesday evening, the company gave its two leads a rest, with a one-night casting change featuring a company favorite and a rising young singer.

American bass-baritone Alan Held first sang the title role of this opera the last time that WNO mounted “Dutchman,” in 2008. He sounded much more comfortable in the role this time around... [Continue reading]
Wagner, The Flying Dutchman
B cast
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

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2015 production (A cast)
2008 production

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