backstage conductor, pianist, German language tutor
choreography and stage movement
The Flying Dutchman is one of the most frequently staged operas by the German composer of the Romantic period, Richard Wagner. At the Forest Opera, it will be presented in the form of a spectacular spectacle with outstanding soloists and breathtaking scenography.
The ship of the Norwegian captain enters the port. Daland returns without prey, but after experiencing an extraordinary adventure. During a sea trip, a boat with a mysterious crew of pale sailors moored to his ship, who ask for letters. In unclear circumstances, Daland also met a man who introduced himself as Dutch. After successful business and a bargain purchase of diamonds, Daland decided to entrust the hand of his beautiful daughter Senta to the Dutchman. For years, the girl has been obsessed with the wandering Dutchman - a ship wandering around the ratings and bringing misfortune to sailors. However, it turns out that the man to whom Daland gave his daughter is the captain of the cursed sailors. He will not experience the desired death until he meets a faithful and devoted woman. Senta decides to save him. Unfortunately, the Dutchman is a living corpse, and marrying a corpse is only possible through death. When the Dutchman's ship enters the fog, the girl throws herself off the rock into the sea and finally frees her beloved from the hated life.
WARNING: The show features strobe effects and sudden, loud noises.