Washington National Opera: The Flying Dutchman
- Mar. 15 - Apr. 10, 2008
- Opera House
- 2 hrs., 8 min.
- $45.00 - $300.00
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Libretto by the composer
Production from New York City Opera
Heinz Fricke, conductor
Stephen Lawless, director
Misfortune, greed, and fidelity collide in this storm-battered tale of one man's quest for life-saving love. Wagner retells the nautical tale of the fearsome Flying Dutchman, cursed to sail the seas until he finds a woman who will love him until death.
Performed in German with English supertitles.
Performance Length - 2 hours, 8 minutes, with no late seating and no intermission.
WNO Access to Opera Ticket Program: For performances on Tuesday, Mar. 25 and Thursday,
Apr. 10, tickets at the special price of $25 each are available for day-of purchase, in person at the
KC box office beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Artist Q&A: Following the Sunday matinee performance (Mar. 30), join WNO's artists and artistic staff for a unique opportunity to ask questions about this production.