MET Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer

MET Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer

MET Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer (2020)

2h 49min  |  Opera  |  Release Date: 14.03.2020

François Girard, whose mystical, blood-drenched vision for Wagner’s Parsifal became one of the Met’s most intensely visceral highlights in recent seasons, turns to another Wagnerian masterpiece, Der Fliegende Holländer, conducted by Valery Gergiev. Evgeny Nikitin sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.

In a nod to Senta’s obsession with a portrait of the legendary title seafarer, the Met stage is transformed

into a colossal oil painting. Franz-Josef Selig portrays Senta’s father Daland, Sergey Skorokhodov takes on the role of the huntsman Erik, David Portillo sings the Steersman, and Mihoko Fujimura is Senta’s nurse Mary. Der Fliegende Holländer is a co-production with L’Opéra de Québec and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Production: François Girard

Set Designer: John Macfarlane

Costume Designer: Moritz Junge

Lighting Designer: David Finn

Projection Designer: Peter Flaherty

Choreographer: Carolyn Choa

Dramaturg: Serge Lamothe

Cast: Anja Kampe (Senta), Mihoko Fujimura (Mary), Sergey Skorokhodov (Erik), David

Portillo (Steuermann), Evgeny Nikitin (Holländer), Franz-Josef Selig (Daland)

Distributor: The Metropolitan Opera
Director: Francois Girard



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