Der fliegende Holländer

Der fliegende Holländer

The Flying Dutchman

Opera


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Overview


Synopsis

Derived from the legend of the Flying Dutchman, the story about a ship captain condemned to sail until Judgement Day. He will only be released if he can find a wife who will be true to him. On his homeward journey, Captain Daland encounters the Dutchman and offers his daughter, Senta, in exchange for gold. Senta and the Dutchman are married. After Senta plunges into the ocean, she and the Dutchman rise to Heaven.


Characters

Male

Lead

Bass

Female

Lead

Soprano

Male

Lead

Bass



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
3 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, late teen, young adult characters