Original Title: Der fliegende HolländerIn German with English Captions
Wagner’s immortal tale of the Flying Dutchman opens with a stormy orchestra and blood-red sails.
A cursed sea captain, who can be redeemed only by true love, sets foot on land every seven years to search for a bride.
This production of The Flying Dutchman includes limited strobe light effects.
Watch these video highlights from the opera that is Wagner's most accessible. Take a look at the amazing nautical sets and hear the powerful vocals of Ring veterans Greer Grimsley and Jane Eaglen.
Designed and staged by the team responsible for the 2005 Ring, this revival of Seattle Opera's acclaimed 1989 production features Thomas Lynch's grand 19-th century nautical sets and Stephen Wadworth's precise direction.
Ring veterans Jane Eaglen and Greer Grimsley are well known to Seattle Opera audiences from productions going back to 1994. Take a look at a selection of their most popular roles here.
The Flying Dutchman features one of the biggest choruses in opera. Staged by popular Seattle Opera Ring Director, Stephen Wadsworth keeps chorus members busy on stage supporting the story.
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