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The Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Hollander)

Behind the Curtain #50: The Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Hollander)

LA Opera: March 05, 2013

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In this edition of the podcast, Brian Lauritzen goes behind the curtain with LA Opera Music Director James Conlon as we set sail with Richard Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. They discuss the recurring themes in Wagner's work - the outsider, the wanderer, redemptive love - as well as how Wagner viewed himself as a revolutionary.