Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman" at LA Opera
The legend of the ghostly ship condemned to wander the oceans forever has fascinated opera lovers - and more recently, movie lovers - for hundreds of years.
James Conlon, one of the foremost Wagner interpreters of our time, leads a world-class cast in a mesmerizing production, new to Los Angeles, staged by the brilliant Nikolaus Lehnhoff.
Production from Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera. Production new to Los Angeles.
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James Conlon is among the most successful American conductors of his generation, but his rise was largely founded upon critical acclaim garnered in the major European opera houses. Conlon's talents, however, extend beyond the realm of opera: he has forged a distinguished international reputation in the concert hall, showing an affinity for the works of Weber, Liszt, and especially Alexander von Zemlinsky....