Der Fliegende Holländer
LIVE ON SCREEN
March 14, 2020
At the PAC
Members (MET and PAC) $22.00
The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. Valery Gergiev conducts a new production by François Girard, whose visionary 2013 take on Parsifal set the recent Met standard for Wagner stagings. With sweeping sets by John Macfarlane, Girard’s new production turns the Met stage into a rich, layered tableau reminiscent of a vast oil painting. The gifted German soprano Anja Kampe, in her Met debut, is the devoted Senta, whose selfless love is what the Dutchman seeks, with bass Franz-Josef Selig as her father, Daland, and tenor Sergey Skorokhodov as her deserted former lover, Erik.
In light of the evolving coronavirus COVID-19 situation and in consultation with the office of the Mayor of New York City, Saturday’s performance of Der Fliegende Holländer at the Metropolitan Opera has been canceled. Therefore the scheduled Live in HD transmission has also been canceled. The Met is following the lead of the city, state, and federal elected officials, as well as the recommendations of the Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We apologize for any inconvenience.
Valery Gergiev; Anja Kampe (Senta), Mihoko Fujimura (Mary), Sergey Skorokhodov (Erik), David Portillo (Steuermann), Sir Bryn Terfel (Holländer), Franz-Josef Selig (Daland)
A New Production