Icelandic baritone Tomas Tomasson stars as the title role in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman presented by Los Angeles Opera. Tomasson’s character faces a curse that can only be broken by the beautiful Senta, played by Portuguese soprano Elisabete Matos.
American bass James Creswell sings the role of Daland, Senta’s father. Tenor Corex Bix also stars as Senta’s former lover, completing the love triangle as the opera unfolds. James Conlon conducts the production.
The Dutchman Tomas Tomasson
Senta Elisabete Matos
Erik Corey Bix
Daland James Creswell
Steersman Matthew Pienk
Mary Ronnita Nicole Miller
CONDUCTOR: James Conlon
STAGE DIRECTOR: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
LA OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS
ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR & CHORUS MASTER: Grant Gershon