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Wagner’s Flying Dutchman at LA Opera through the 30th March

By Richard P. Townsend This year marks the bicentennial of Richard Wagner’s birth and the 130th anniversary of his death (born 1813 – died 1883). The composer’s Flying Dutchman—premiered in 1843 in Dresden—is Los Angeles Opera’s contribution to the anniversary year.  Although Wagner’s Dutchman is cursed—doomed to wander the seas forever in search of true […]