Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Lyric Opera "Flying Dutchman" review by Libby Hanssen

“The Flying Dutchman” remains in the repertoire of opera companies today not primarily because of its own intrinsic value, but because it is an embryonic seedling to the mighty forest that would become Wagnerian opera, changing music’s history. If it were not for Richard Wagner’s later output, with its revolutionary style and fanatical obsession, this work would likely be lining paper in the drawers of operatic history.

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