Wagner's The Flying Dutchman

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Tomas Tomasson stars as the Dutchman in Wagner's Flying Dutchman presented by Los Angeles Opera

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.

 

CAST:

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